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The majestic Great Wall was built with wisdom, dedication, blood, sweat and tears. Many legends and myths exist regarding the building of this wall. Some of the famous stories are as follows:
This is a legend about love and devotion. It tells the story of Mengjiangnu and her anguish after her husband died building the wall. It is said that her bitter weeping caused a section of the wall to collapse. >> View details
It tells of the construction of the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, which was solidly built. The great general who masterminded this section was beheaded wrongly for his high expenditures but later redeemed and honored. >> View details
A story of love between father and son and their reunion at Xifengkou. There is an underwater section of the wall in Hebei Province called Xifengkou Wall ("happy meeting"). >>View details
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