The Great Wall of China I Hope You Enjoy Your Trip!
The map shows the Wall running from Jiayu Pass of Gansu Province to Shanhai Pass of Hebei Province. Representative sections of the Great Wall built in Ming times are situated near Shanhai Pass, Gubeikou and Juyong Pass.
The Badaling section of the Great Wall snaking along the mountains northwest of Beijing was built at the beginning of the Ming Dynasty in the 14th century. Being 7.8 metres high and 5.8 metres wide at the top on the average, it has battle forts at important points, including the corners.
Badaling at Night
The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, 70 kilometers northeast Beijing, is linked to the Gubeikou section on the east and the Badaling section on the west. It is one of the best sections of the Great Wall.
The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is crenelatted for watching and shooting at the invading enemy. Some of the battle forts on the wall are as close as 50 metres apart.
The battlements in the Jinshanling division of the Great Wall are built along the ridge of a mountain, where the soldiers can resist the invading enemy by taking advantage of the high terrain.
Located to the east of Jinshanling the Simatai division of the Great Wall is 3,000 metres long and has 35 battke forts. The wall rises and falls with the precipitous mountain ridges the battle forts are located high up the hills.
Battle forts built on the summits of hills.
A decrepit battle fort at dusk often reminds one of the battles in ancient times.
The Beacon Tower
Thank-You For Visiting The Great Wall of China Please Come Visit Again Soon!