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Old 01-12-2009, 02:13 PM
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Question Where is this Great Wall located?

Sometimes we come across interesting Great Wall photos and cannot identify their location. Hopefully someone can identify them.

Here is the first one:

The Great Wall of China

Update: Found at Zibo, Shandong: 36°28'55"N 117°50'0"E
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Here is the second one:

The Great Wall of China

This wall looks "Photoshopped" to me. The foreground, the Great Wall, and the background could all be different layers composited from different images.
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This wall looks "Photoshopped" to me. The foreground, the Great Wall, and the background could all be different layers composited from different images.
But even the location of the "unphotoshopped" version would be _very_ interesting.


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Sometimes we come across interesting Great Wall photos and cannot identify their location. Hopefully someone can identify them.

Here is the first one:

The Great Wall of China
Thanks, Bryan! Just found some more Great Wall on GE

There's a distinct tower of some kind in the background. My first idea was that it should be somewhere near Zibo in Shandong province - and it was.

The tower is located here: 36°28'53.34"N 117°50'19.88"E

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/12184618

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/13445514

Here's some more pictures of the wall in that area:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/12184970

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/4218072

Looks like another Badaling

The picture seems to be from the west side of the tower.

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Thanks, Bryan! Just found some more Great Wall on GE

There's a distinct tower of some kind in the background. My first idea was that it should be somewhere near Zibo in Shandong province - and it was.

The tower is located here: 36°28'53.34"N 117°50'19.88"E

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/12184618

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/13445514

Here's some more pictures of the wall in that area:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/12184970

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/4218072

Looks like another Badaling

The picture seems to be from the west side of the tower.
Great job, Kim!

But don't thank me; thank Lingyu. She found it here first.
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Here is the second one:

The Great Wall of China

This wall looks "Photoshopped" to me. The foreground, the Great Wall, and the background could all be different layers composited from different images.
Doesn´t have to be photoshoped. Flat look of the picture is made by using telephoto lens.
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Default Where am I?!

I went to the Great Wall on a day trip back in '95, really enjoyed it and it was not too crowded. Now I am taking my wife in April to show her round, but the problem is I don't know where it was! Perhaps somebody could help me identify it from my photos. It shouldn't be too hard - it's one of the popular ones and we visited the Ming Tombs on the same day.

From the car park, you can go either to the left or the right - I think I just went one way and I got to a place where the Wall was not restored and very peaceful - as shown in the pictures. I don't think there was any cable car or chairlift though, although I could see one in the far distance a few
miles away.
Images - below - if you can't see them, let me know, I'm new to this game!
The second one down shows the pass where you get onto the Wall where the car park is.

The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China
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The Great Wall of China

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It looks like Shuiguan. Have a look at the photos there and let us know if it looks familiar.
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I think you may be right!
The picture in the following link looks suspiciously like one of my ones!

http://tautologous.com/gallery2/trav...-0398.jpg.html

Just when I'd convinced myself it was Mutianyu!

That would explain being able to see the cable car at Badaling. And also it opened in 1995 and I was there in the autumn of that year.

Now I have to decide whether to go back to Shuiguan or go to Mutianyu instead!
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