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Known for its dangerous, steep, and astonishing position, the 19 kilometers long Simatai Great Wall has 35 watchtowers. It is recognized as the best preserved portion of Ming Great Wall. >> View details
This section of Great Wall is the best preserved and earliest to be open for sightseeing. As an outpost of the Juyong Pass, Badaling Great Wall with latitude of 1, 015 meters, had long been a strategic location for military purpose. >> View details
This 2,250 meters long portion of the Great Wall has 22 watch towers, with the highest having an altitude of about 540 meters.s one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. >>View details
The Overhanging Wall, the extension of the walls at the Jiyuguan Pass towards the north, was an integral part of the ancient defense system at the Jiayuguan Pass. The wall here was built on the ridge with the gradient of 45 degrees. It is high in the air and it looks as if it fell down from the top of the hill. >>View details
Location: Jiayuguan in Gansu Province
Great Wall Sections by regions :
- Great Wall in Beijing: Jinshanling, Juyonguguan, Jiankou, Huanghuacheng, Gubeikou, Baimaguan Fort, water Pass.
- Great Wall in Gansu: Yumenguan Pass, Yangguan Pass
- Great Wall in Hebei: Zijingguan Pass, Jiaoshan Great Wall, Laolongtou/Old Dragon Head Great Wall
- Great Wall in Tianjin: Huangyeguan/Yellow Cliff Great Wall
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