The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative, Beijing

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Discover a photographic hotspot and a well-preserved section of the historic Great Wall at The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative. 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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