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Jinshanling Great Wall

Jinshanling Great Wall Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
140 kilometers at the north-east end of Beijing City, there is a section of the Great Wall, called Jinshanling Great Wall. It is 90 kilometers to the Mountain Resort of Chengde. A tablet with the Chinese inscription of "Jinshanling Great Wall" was set in this section. The Jinshanling Great Wall is situated on the Big and Small Jinshanling, hence Jinshanling sectionits name.

On the right is the full view of the Jinshanling Great Wall. Its east end connects to the Simatai Great Wall. Jinshangling Great Wall got its name because it was built on the bigger and the smaller Jinshan Mountains.

The Jinshanling Great Wall was initially built from 1368 to 1389 in the Ming Dynasty, and in 1567 or 1570 rebuilding of the Wall was mainly directed by General Qi Jiguang. Poems and tablet writings can be found on the Jinshanling Great Wall left from the time Qi Jiguang directed building of this section of the Great Wall.

Features
Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall with many original features.

Why it is must-see sight?
The Wall for Preventing the Horses, the Retaining Wall, the Bricks with Words Written on and the Kylin Screen are also renowned and worth a visit. Meanwhile, there is a three-kilometer (two miles) Night Great Wall and an eight hundred meters (0.5 miles) cable way. Anyone who visits the Jinshanling Great Wall should not miss them.

Traffic:

Take Train L671, which starts at 7:25 AM from Beijing North Railway Station, and get down at Gubeikou; or take a bus from Dongzhimen to Miyun and then change to a local bus or hire a taxi.

DCT Tips:

You can do walk in then opposite direction, but getting a ride back to Beijing from Simatai Great Wall is easier than from Jinshanling Great Wall.

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