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- Huangyaguan Great Wall Hiking Trip

Huangyaguan Great Wall won't disappoint you if you want to tour there. It's one of the most popular hiking destinations in Beijing. Huangya, means "yellow cliff". The pass takes this name from the yellowish hills and rocks nearby. Originally built in Tianbao 7th of Beiqi (557 A D), the Huangyanguan was repaired for the first time in Ming Dynasty with bricks and for the second time in 1985. the people of Tianjin spent three years repairing 3,308 yards of the main wall from Banlagang Mountain in the east to Wangmaoding Mountain in the west. They restored 20 terraces, the Huangyaguan Water Gate, and the Bagua Castle (the Eight Diagrams Castle). The defensive system of the wall is complete. Watch towers, frontier cities, drain holes, emplacements, barracks and otherindispensable military facilities are arranged orderly along the wall.

Besides, the stele forests of the Great Wall, Beiji Temple, the exhibition hall of famous couplets, the Great Wall Museum (the first museum along the Great Wall) and the Phoenix Fortress have been newly built within the area In 1986 it was listed as a key relics protection target of Tianjin city. The Huangyaguan Great Wall comes out first in the ten most-visited sites in Tianjin. It is considered to be a miniature of the Great Wall. The entire section is built on an abrupt mountain ridge. Being endowed with both natural beauty and cultural interest, it has become famous as a natural beauty spot and a summer resort. The major scenic area is composed of Huangyaguan Pass and Taiping Mountain Stronghold which can provide you an unforgetable impression. People travel to Great Wall because its long history and magnificence, Huangyaguan Great Wall just combine both of them.Take a trip to Huangyaguan, you will find it's worth of visiting.

Huangyaguan Great Wall Tours
  • Huangyaguan Great Wall Tour
  • Tour Code:BT89
  • From:USD90
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Name:Huangyaguan Great Wall Reply

Hi, I and my wife will arrive Tianjin Port by cruise on the 19th. We have only half a day on land, and we want to take this time to visit Great Wall. Any possibilities?

Name:Re: Huangyaguan Great Wall

Hello. You don’t have enough time to visit Great Wall in Beijing. But you can take a tour to Huangyaguan Great Wall near Tianjin, which is also spectacular. Please get off your cruise ship as soon as you can, because it still takes one hour and a half to arrive Huangyaguan from Tianjin Port. Please check the quotation sent to your email.