Badaling Great Wall
Badaling Great Wall-
The Great Wall is a scenic spot that tourists cannot miss in Beijing. The magnificent structure is a rare military defense project in history. With long-standing history, grand construction effort and majestic spirits, the Great Wall is the honor and symbol of the Chinese. Built in the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period, and reconstructed many times in following dynasties, the Great Wall has now become a world cultural heritage by the UNESCO.

Among all parts of the Great Wall, Badaling is most famous and the earliest part to be opened, and it is also the best-preserved. Badaling, located at Yangquing County, is a mountain pass whose highest point is 1015meters. Its total length is 3741 meters. Its average height is 8 meters, but some can reach 15 meters. Its foundation is 6.5 meters wide in average, which allows five horses or ten people to proceed abreast at the same time.

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Tourist Bus No.s 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5;
Bus No. 919 from Deshengmen Bus Station