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12 miles north of Changping and 37 miles north of Beijing. Apparently closest portion of Great Wall to Beijing.
Juyong Pass, Changping District, Beijing 102202, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a day trip out to the Jade Factory and then on to the Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass. It was part of a 2 week tour; Beijing stop The Chinese government sponsored the tour and it was deeply discounted. You need really good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tcagle_us
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Great wall definitely exceeded my expectations. Were climbing the wall on the 1 st of January, not too much visitors on that day. The weather was fine, but due to the strong wind did not manage it to the top; however the mountain views...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank наталья е
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only 50-60 minutes and 100 yuan each way by Didi from Forbidden City. Well worth a visit. Beautiful views if you catch a clear day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shadow63
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Apparently this one of the less crowded section and is in mostly original state. The great wall spans 3500 miles of across China from the yellow sea to the Gobi Desert. The climb to the ninth station is steep and the size of steps is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank adriangl45
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I really thought you get the best of both worlds with this part of the wall - you can have the flat surface to walk on for those with bad knees or hate stairs but want the experience of being on the wall and for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mara J
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The wall itself is similar to the Badaling location but this was less crowded. Note that during busy season “crowded is relative” - it will be very busy regardless. One big difference is this location offers an alternative path up and down to a location...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 January 2019

It is suggested you go there at early in the morning to skip the long queue and you will have a chance to go up higher and more snaps :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 사치 임
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Other says the best time to visit is during summer, but i say otherwise. During winter there are few tourist. You can really enjoy taking pictures without a lot of photobombers :) Just prepare your body for the cold temperatures though. Its really cold up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank regelmarie
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Some hard climbs in areas but an amazing view from the top. An absolute must must see when in China.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tango O
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We're only allowed by our tour guide about an hour of the Great Wall experience. Well, where does 1 hour take you against this undending path? It was the 7th fortress in my case. It was quite cold as it was winter but the good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 January 2019|
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Response from 사치 임 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I hope this message would help you. First of all in order for you to visit Greatwall or Terracotta warrior you must either fly from Hongkong to Beijing 3-4H(where Greatwall is located) and you can either fly again... More
1 April 2018|
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Response from Mooyao | Reviewed this property |
From Chong wen men, take Beijing Subway (Di Tie) Line 2 (either the inner circle or the outer circle, one is 8 stops one is 10 stops) to Xi zhi men, change to subway Line 13 (5 stops) to Xi er qi, then change to subway... More
10 March 2018|
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Response from ROCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Been to Badaling once and Jurong Pass three times. I found the Jurong Pass part of the wall much easier, quieter and nicer. You can easily walk up to the beginning of the climb and then decide how far you want to go or not... More