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Juyong Pass of Great Wall

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Address: Juyong Pass, Changping District, Beijing 102202, China
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12 miles north of Changping and 37 miles north of Beijing. Apparently...

12 miles north of Changping and 37 miles north of Beijing. Apparently closest portion of Great Wall to Beijing.

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It is the view that is in most of the tour magazines. Get there as early as you can before the crowds arrive.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is the view that is in most of the tour magazines. Get there as early as you can before the crowds arrive.

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Mission Viejo, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took this tour the second day our visit to China. We looked at the climbs on the east and west side of the G6 highway and selected the east side as it appeared less steep and less crowded. The steps start off gradually and get progressively steeper up to knee high at the steepest, there are hand rails to... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We passed through here early in the day en route to Datong. While we didn't stop, I can say that it certainly looked impressive from our private car. We passed through about 8:30am and there was virtually no one in the parking lot at that time so you won't have to fight the crowds at other sections of the wall.

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was disappointed with this part of the 'wall'. I like Mutianyu part of the wall much more. For convenience you can drive right up to the wall, walk from the parking lot and you are on the Wall. I think it is the location rather than anything else. I liked the far sweeping vistas associated with most 'Wall' photos... More 

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Metairie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Great Wall is the Great Climb! A lot of the steps were over two feet steep. I really wanted to go up further than I did. Unfortunatley, I had caught a cold and was somewhat out of breath before I got started. You really are climbing; the steps are quite steep. Only for those in very good shape to... More 

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a view of the Great Wall, and steep climb of uneven steps. Only try it if you have the physique and stamina to climb close to 35 to 60 floors. Once you reach to height, the view and panorama is outstanding and worth the aching legs and body parts that you will experience for the next few days. We... More 

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London, Ontario
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This section of the wall is quite close to Beijing. It is a fortress on the wall so it is possible to make a round trip without backtracking if you give yourself about half a day. Some sections are very steep and it is a strenuous climb. Also there are sections with no handrails which can be a little unnerving... More 

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Irvine, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our tour came to this wall section because it was a holiday and this is less crowded. We went to the section that is a downward hike then it climbs up across the highway. This is a little more walking but the best choice...much less crowded. The air was a problem but the wall was great. Lots of picture taking.... More 

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Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

High on my bucket list, this was well worth the drive to Juyong Pass. Very clear on the day visited, this is just amazing and should be a lock on your Beijing trip. Be warned, it is a very steep climb in this area, but not to be missed. The highlight of my trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This area of the Great Wall is nicely restored. It looks like a large loop walk might be possible, but I am not sure. The drop-off area has washrooms, gift shop and a snack shop. There are also a few information panels. My wife and I visited this location on a cruise ship excursion. We had two hours to spend... More 

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