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Liaoning Province Great Wall locations in Dandong, Anshan, and Huludao, including Hushan, Xigou, Jinniudong, Shixiakou, Manzhicao, Zhuizishan, and Jiumenkou
Dandong (4/12)
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Hebei Province Great Wall locations to the east of Beijing county
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Great Wall locations in Tianjin Municipality
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Hebei Province Great Wall locations to the west of Beijing county
Dayingpan (4/19)
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Zijingguan (2/6)
Daomaguan (1/1)
Zhangjiakou (11/46)
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Shanxi Province Great Wall locations including Guguan, Pingxingguan, Niangziguan, Datong, and Pianguan.
Guguan (2/5)
Niangziguan (4/23)
Xihekou (1/1)
Datong (15/52)
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Shaanxi Province Great Wall locations including Yulin, Jingbian, and Dingbian
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Hengshan (2/7)
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Inner Mongolian Great Wall locations
Hohhot (2/5)
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Gansu Province Great Wall locations
Lanzhou (2/10)
Wuwei (3/11)
Shandan (7/42)
Zhangye (1/1)
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Qinghai Province Great Wall locations
Xining (4/16)
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Gubeikou Battle 1933
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Haituoshan 海坨山 Hiking Plan?
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  • salty
    I consider myself very fortunate to have found this forum whilst searching for information on the Great Wall. It is very pleasing to be able to meet people...
    05-20-2017, 06:13 AM
  • Phenompilot
    Jiankou or Jinshanling
    Hi everybody,
    I've been looking into trekking Jiankou to Mutianyu, as most of this section is yet to be restored and has been left "untouched"...
    05-19-2017, 02:52 AM
  • daniel
    Kootour - Private and Small Group Tours
    Hello everyone! I'm part of the team at Kootour, an online travel agency specialized in private and small group tours in China and other parts of Asia....
    04-25-2017, 05:23 PM
  • dufreche
    Hello! Booking the Jinshan hotel
    Hi, I'm planning a very quick visit to the great wall at Jinshanling, and would love to book a night at the Jinshan hotel for two people on June 9 2017....
    04-15-2017, 04:40 PM
  • KonPraan
    Huanghuacheng to Qinglongxia in 7 days?
    After reading some forum posts and studying the forum map, I've come up with this route. According to other posts, it should be possible to...
    04-02-2017, 03:57 PM
  • KonPraan
    Week hike in May-June
    Hi everyone!
    I've just ordered my tickets to Beijing late May. The only purpose of my 11 day visit is hiking, and taking pictures of course,...
    04-02-2017, 12:16 PM
  • Chloe
    Route from Jiankou to Mutianyu--blocked?
    Dear Forum,

    I've noticed a few websites mention that the route from Jiankou to Mutianyu was blocked in March/April 2016. Has anyone hiked...
    03-05-2017, 04:20 AM
  • PeterLee
    2017 Plans
    Well, we are well into 2017 and nearing warmer weather. What plans do you have to hike the Great Wall this year?
    02-27-2017, 10:26 AM

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