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Great Wall at Shanhaiguan Pass (Zhendong Gate)

Northeast of Shanhaiguan District, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao 066200, China
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This is an important and famous section of The Great Wall originally built in 583 AM that played a significant role in the military defense of the Ming Dynasty. Shanhaiguan Pass is located in the small harbor town of Qinhuangdao by the Sea.
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Northeast of Shanhaiguan District, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao 066200, China
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

When you arrive at Shanhaiguan Station, go into the Hubei Province Tourism Centre and you can book one of several day tours for about 200 RMB including a guide, taxis, lunch, and entry into places. No English spoken but the prices were in English and...More

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Newly reconstructed, this section of the wall is one of many you can visit around Qinhuangdao. I preferred the original section about an hour out of the city, but this is best for easy visiting. Impressive in scale and organization, there are also buildings open...More

Thank bob_the_moo
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times. It is actually very new and restored but it is beautiful and very special as it hits the ocean. A must see if you are in the area. We took the train from Beijing and a taxi from...More

Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Easy access from near the train station on the 33 bus. Good place to walk along the Great Wall. Other nearby attractions and museum. You should also visit the two other sections, where it meets the sea and where it meets the first mountain.

Thank JimOneTwoThree
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful. Very well preserved part of the wall. Definitely worth visiting. Quite a drive, unfortunately had a rainy day, but still a must see.

Thank marizemaritz
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This section of the Great Wall is not as magestic as the other ones I have been to. You can combine this with Dragon Head and go there for a day.

Thank ujjala s
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a beautiful day at the Great Wall. What an impressive sight. Be careful and watch your step as stonework is not always even. This is a must see when you are in China. Just imagine all the history.

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

As a big fan of the Great Wall I had to visit a real section close to the dragons head - the head is just rebuild. Unfortunately Jiaoshan section is closed in winter time - Great! But I found a driver who showed me a...More

1  Thank Buxster
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Took a trip to see where the great wall wall starts. It takes a lot of effort to climb the wall but it is worth it to stand on such a historical site.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went for Business trip. But had time to see Great wall of china which is the begining place. That too with Ice snow. Played with Collegaues. Place was clean and least crowded. PS: not able select old date.

Thank kkronline
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20 March 2016|
Response from isaraklahan |
I read from most of reviews they do it all in one day but I arrived in the afternoon so just took bus to Lao Long Tua and spent 2 hrs there. Today we wanna do Jiaoshan and Jiumenkou but haven't worked on taxi yet don't wanna... More