GREAT WALL OF CHINA
The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups. Several walls have been built since the 5th century BC that are referred to collectively as the Great Wall, which has been rebuilt and maintained from the 5th century BC through the 16th century.
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Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location's strategic importance ...
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The Great Wall stretches from Shanhaiguan in the east, to Lop Lake in the west, along an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia. The most comprehensive archaeological survey, using advanced technologies, has concluded that the entire Great Wall, with all of its branches, stretches for 8,851.8 km ...
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The Great Wall of Qi is the oldest existing Great Wall in China. Construction of the wall started in 685 BCE (during the Spring and Autumn Period) by the state of Qi, to defend against an invasion by the Kingdom of Chu. Construction ended during the Warring States Period. The wall stretches from the areas under the administration Jinan ...
Jiayuguan or Jiayu Pass (Excellent Valley Pass) is the first pass at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. It has also been called Jiayuguan Pass, however, this form is redundant since 'guan' means pass in Chinese. Along with Juyongguan and Shanhaiguan, it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall ...
Jinshanling, a section of the Great Wall of China located in the mountainous area in Luanping County, 125 km northeast of Beijing. This section of the wall is connected with the Simatai section to the east. Some distance to the west lies the Mutianyu section. Jinshanling section of the wall was built from 1570 CE during the Ming Dynasty ...
Juyongguan or Juyong Pass is located in an 18 kilometer long valley named Guangou which is inside Changping County more than 50 kilometers from Beijing City. It is one of the three greatest passes of the Great Wall of China. The other two passes are Jiayuguan and Shanhaiguan ...
Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China located in Huairou County 70km northeast of Beijing. The Mutianyu section is connected with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi in the east. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and imperial tombs ...
Shanhai Pass, along with Jiayu Pass and Juyong Pass, is one of the major passes of the Great Wall of China It is located in Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao, Hebei. In 1961, Shanhaiguan became a site of China First Class National Cultural Site. It is a popular tourist destination, featuring the eastern end of the main line of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall ...
Simatai, a section of the Great Wall of China located in the north of Miyun County, 120 km northeast of Beijing, holds the access to Gubeikou, a strategic pass in the eastern part of the Great Wall. Originally built during the Northern Qi dynasty (550-577) and rebuilt in the Hongwu years of the Ming dynasty by Qi Jiguang, this section is one of the few to retain the original features ...
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