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Visiting the Mutianyu Great Wall Posted by on Jul 18, 2018

Visiting the Mutianyu Great Wall

Pretty much everyone who comes to China hopes to see the Great Wall on their trip. Chairman Mao himself once famously said “You aren’t a real man until you’ve climbed the Great Wall” (不到长城非好汉 – bù dào cháng chéng fēi hǎo hàn). From Beijing, there are many different options for walking along one of the…

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Top 10 Places in Beijing – The Great Wall Posted by on Feb 6, 2014

Our epic countdown of the Top 10 places in China’s capital city of Beijing is finally down to three. With so many awesome spots in this Chinese mega-city, it’s hard narrowing them down to ten; it’s even harder choosing the best of the best. When talking about the highlights of Beijing, of course the Great…

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Which Great Wall is the Greatest? Posted by on Jun 19, 2013

Seeing as how this month has already featured a few posts on the most famous Wall in the world (sorry, Berlin Wall) – the Great Wall Music Festival, how to sleep on the Great Wall, and a video highlight of said overnight camping trip – I figured we’d just keep on going. As I have…

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Goldilocks and the Three Great Walls (长城) Posted by on Dec 16, 2011

Now that we’ve covered some Great Wall attractions and locations, lets compare and contrast the three most popular greater-Beijing Great Wall locations to find the Great Wall trip that is right for you. We’ll be covering three very different sections of the wall, including: 1) Simatai (司马台), 2) Badaling (八达岭) and 3) Mutianyu (慕田峪). The following is a…

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