The Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing, China

The Mutianyu Great Wall
慕田峪长城

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Hours : 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Phone : 010-61626505
Price : 45 RMB per person.

About this place

The Mutianyu Great Wall is about 75 kilometers northeast of Beijing. It's the most famous section for foreigners .  Unlike Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu has a beautiful landscape all the year round, but less tourists there. It was built in the Ming Dynasty, served as a very important  and  strategic pass in the old days.  There are two unique features of the Mutianyu Great Wall.  The other parts of the Great  Wall have battlements on the outer sider only. But  the surroundding wall of the Mutianyu section with merlons on both sides. So, you can image  how  important strategic place it was .Sometimes,  the enemy came from  either side.  Another feature of Mutianyu Great Wall is the branch walls. Which was built on the mountain ridge but connected with the main wall. There was the watch tower on the branch wall also. 

   It's accessible by cable cars from below, and use the toboggan to slide down.

How to Get There:

Bus No. 926 to Huai rou Country , and take a Mini bus ( 10 RMB or 20 RMB ) to the Great Wall.

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The Mutianyu Great Wall Address

Mutianyu Village, Huai rou District, Beijing., China, Beijing

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Prashanth ML   prashanthml@gmail.com     I visited Beijing from October 6th to October 11 2011 with my parents from India. Kevin was our guide during this time.He is very polite and thoughtful in making sure that everyone had memorable time in Beijing. He managed to guide us through every site we visited without any rush or hurry. Kevin speaks good English and is knowledgeable about the history and provided us with stories about Beijing throughout our journey. I have recommended Kevin to my colleagues and friends. 
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The best wall to visit in china,less tourists and more beautiful.

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