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The Great wall of Jiankou, Beijing

#9 of 209 in Historic Sites in Beijing
World heritage site · Great Wall · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Discover a photographic hotspot and a well-preserved section of the historic Great Wall at The Great wall of Jiankou. Built during the Tang dynasty, the dolomite wall consists of 28 towers and stretches for a total of 15 km (9.3 mi). Some sections get steep with an angle of 80 degrees and can challenge even the most skilful of trekkers. Before you visit Beijing, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I would seriously highly recommend Jiankou Great Wall if you want to see a more genuine, unrestored section. It is relatively straightforward to get to (simply take the bus towards Mutianyu as far as....  more »
  • We are a family of 6 and we hiked from Mutianyu to Jianku in December with Jonny as our guide. Jonny answered quickly to our emails and the hike was promptly organized. He picked us up punctually in.....  more »
  • The old wall has not been modified or repaired. Amazing to walk on the wall and watch the butiful landscape. We hiked on the wall to the part that was repaired. A really nice place to walk and take pictures.
  • Amazing experience hiking this section of the wall
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