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Great Wall at Baddaling is the essence of the Great Wall which is a piece of great ancient defense project of the Chinese people and one of the wonders of the world. Originally built in Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) to protect China's borders from the intrusion of the northern nomadic tribes. Many centuires later, the remains of the Great Wall was rebuilt and reinfored during the Ming Dynasty to defend the capital against the intrusion of the Mongolian people.

Badaling Great Wall

The Baddaling Great Wall was underwent heavy restoration after the founded of the Republic of Chinese People and was promoted as a key national cultural relic, open firstly to the public. In 1988, it was enlisted in the World Cultural Heritage Directory by UNESCO. On July 7, 2007, it gained the worldwide reputation once again -- listing among the New Seven Wonders of the World. It is approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou about  0.63 miles (1,015 m) above sea level.

Now the Baddaling Great Wall has developing into a well known tourist spot with its marvelous sight, perfect facilities, deep cultural and historic connotation and a series modern tourist service infrastructures like Baddaling Hotel and Great Wall Museum of China.It was here that President Richard Nixon and his wife, accompanied by Vice Premier Li Xiannian, visited on February 24, 1972, during his historic journey to China. It was also the part of the wall climbed by Mao Zedong and other 370 international dignitaries and celebrities.

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Address(English):Baddaling Special Administrative Region, Yanqing County, Beijing
Address(Chinese):
How to get there:

Bus route
Take bus No.919 at the Deshengmen Bus Station and it is available in every 5 minutes from 06:30 – 18:30.

Note:

  • Tickets for bus No.919 with air conditioning is CNY12 /person. And it will take you less than one hour to reach Badaling, but it still takes about 25 minutes to walk to the ticket office of Badaling Great Wall.
  • Tickets for bus No.919 without air conditioning is CNY8 /person and it will take more than one hour to reach Baddaling, but from the terminal it is only ten minutes walk to the ticket office of Baddaling Great Wall. 
  • Take bus No.1 at Qianmen, bus No.2 at east street of Beijing Railway Station or bus No.4 at Beijing Zoo and with 40 minutes you will reach there. The early bus is at 6:30.

 

Other information:

Tickets:  CNY 45 (Apr. 1 to Oct.31)
CNY 40 (Nov.1 to Mar.31)

Opening hours: 6:30 – 19:30 (Apr. 1 to Oct.31)
                  7:00 – 18:00 (Nov.1 to Mar.31)

Tel: (86-10) 6912-1017

Tips:

  1. Bus No.919 is in green color. It doesn't look like a private bus or a coach company bus Around Deshengmen Gate, many buses offer to take visitors to the Badaling Great Wall. Some private bus owners even claim that their buses are No. 919 by putting a "919" sign in the window. Please ignore them because these private "919" buses will certainly charge more, take more time and are less safe than the publicly-owned "919" bus.  
  2. Bus No.919 returns from Baddling to Deshengmen is from 12:00 to 17:00. Please note that buses are not available after 17:00 in the afernoon.
  3. Do not go to the Great Wall in bad weather (heavy rain, storm or thunderstorm), for there is no lightning rods on the beacon towers, and the stairways will be very slippery, which may put you in danger
  4. Cable Cars are vailable for visitors to take if one do not want to waste time to climb up to the great wall, it will charges you: CNY 40/person for a single way and CNY 60 for round trip.
  5. You can stay for the night at Baddaling Grant Hotel or Baddaling Finca Restaurant or even with the farmer in the farmhous.

 

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