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Endowed with both cultural relics and beautiful scenery in China, the Shanxi Niangziguan Pass Great Wall tour is really worthy of taking. Niangzi Guan Pass Great Wall is located northeast of Pingding County in Shanxi Province and is one of the most important passes along the foot of Taihang Mountain. The pass is wedged between the mountainous Huabei and Taiyuan basins. Niangziguan Pass, translated as 'Women's Pass' in English and originally called Weizeguan Pass, is regarded as 'The Ninth Pass on the Great Wall' .In the old days, the pass was always being the point of battle because of the nearby lofty mountains and deep valleys. The fortress in the pass is built against the high Mianshan Mountain on one side, while facing a bottomless chasm on the other, making it impassable even to an army of ten thousand. The present Niangziguan Pass Great Wall fortress was rebuilt in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) The lone remaining tower gate was from the Ming Dynasty. The north and south gates are still in good condition. The east gate was built with bricks and the south gate was constructed with stones.

Nowadays, due to its attractive scenery, Niangziguan Great Wall in China has become a good place to spend holidays. Near the Niangziguan Great Wall, there are many places of historic interest, such as The Platform for Appointing Commanders, The Tower of Veteran General, and The Washbasin-Like Pool. The underground water resources within this area are very rich. The spring water gushes out in an endless flow every year. The Washbasin-Like Pool is carved in a rock, whose bottom flows with clear spring water. A legend says that this is the place where Princess Ping Yang washed her hair. Close to it, there are many waterfalls, the most impressive one called 'Shuiliandong', or 'Water Curtain Cave'. From its name, you can imagine what a big waterfall it is. The waterfall is made up of many small streams, pouring down from the lofty cliff and creating breaking showers, layer upon layer in all directions. Niangziguan pass Great Wall tour will give you both an mouth-opening sceneries and impressive Chinese history lecture.Contact us if you want to book Nianziguan Great Wall tour or any other Great Wall tours in China.

Niangziguan Great Wall Tours
  • 1-Day Side Trip to Niangziguan
  • Code:Shijiazhuang08
  • From: $90
  • Trip Highlights - Attractions involved: Niangziguan Great Wall nearby Shijiazhuang. Niangziguan Great Wall is located about 100 kilometers south wes...

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Name:Niangziguan Great Wall Hiking Reply

I want to take a tour to Niangziguan Great Wall. I’m a kind of backpacker. Do you have any suggestion for the hiking on Niangziguan Great Wall.

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For your hiking tour to Niangziguan Great Wall, the best route we suggest is to transfer to Pingding County after you arrive at Taiyuan, Shanxi. It is pretty close to Niangziguan Great Wall, from where you can walk to Niangziguan. But you cannot camp on the wall. You can stay in the hotels there.