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Journey along the Great Wall

The Great Wall is an unmatched attraction in many ways. Historians count it as one of the greatest human accomplishments, a building project with the longest duration and greatest cost in human work and sacrifice. Architects revere the enduring value of its design and construction. As a fortification, it served to defend China for centuries. For all of these reasons and more, it has been known as one of the “Seven Wonders of the World,” a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the top tourist attraction in China.

Stretching for more than 10,000 km, or 6,214 miles, visiting the Great Wall is a true journey. It travels across nine provinces (regions/municipalities), and  runs across numerous tourist attractions along with impressive sceneries, and has tremendous potential for tourism development. But for a long time, foreign tourists have set feet on only a few sections of the Great Wall, such as Badaling.

To integrate tourism resources along the Great Wall, Tourism departments in provinces and municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Gansu and Ningxia) along the Great Wall joined together to launch the “Beautiful China – Journey along the Great Wall” promotional activity. Here are the recommended sections of the Great Wall that the different destinations have to offer.

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