Introduction Mutianyu Great Wall

we are on the wall

Travel to China , the first thing want to do is visit the Great Wall
Travel to China , the first thing want to do is visit the Great Wall | Source

Summary

Mutianyu Great Wall is one of the best view sections of the Great Wall of China.

Mutianyu Great Wall located in huairou area within the boundaries, is one of Beijing's new 16 scene. West meets the juyongguan Great Wall, east even gubeikou and the opening of the 2250 meters for the Great Wall that its characteristic is the Great Wall on both sides are the crenel, especially are shut a big three watchtowers and based, the famous Great Wall landscape arrow buttons, the horn side, eagle flying etc is located in the west end mutianyu Great Wall, is Great Wall's essence is. Mutianyu Great Wall rugged mountains, and the vegetation coverage rate of more than 90%.

Directory


1 basic information
2 the geographical history
3 building features
4 cable car prices
5 transportation guide

President Obama Visited the Great Wall

U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Great Wall in Beijing on Nov. 18, 2009.
U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Great Wall in Beijing on Nov. 18, 2009. | Source

Snow on the wall

It is little bit cold when the winter time come to visit
It is little bit cold when the winter time come to visit | Source

Why named Mutianyu?

Mutianyu is only a small mountain village, located in huairou county north Bohai township (three crossing the river)
Due to the Great Wall pass through the mountain range,so use the mutian valley , named mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu is one of the very important passway. East beginning gubeikou, west receives the juyongguan, since the ancient times a lot of fighting here. At Yellow Flowers city, all be stationed in the heavily. The northeast in triangle city 28 (formerly known as triangle village), is general suffered yuan Ming managed in the army. Xu Da conquer mostly, to prevent enemy soldiers stage a come back, in the beginning of the yugoslav capital heavy. Ming yongle two years (1404) this formal built close, with a strong defense capability. Twenty-two years (1543) Ming yan of Mongolian RuKou, surround soldiers mutian valley, and killed ChenShun Fielding. The total BingWang fathers into the slow, beat back the enemy soldiers, defend the capital.

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Mutianyu Great Wall

Due to Mutianyu Great Wall is only 2250m openning for tourists, so there arestill have some wild area to see .
Due to Mutianyu Great Wall is only 2250m openning for tourists, so there arestill have some wild area to see . | Source

The History of the wall

Mutianyu Great Wall is apart from the Beijing 73 kilometers, is the Ming dynasty Great Wall's essence is. Here the watchtowers dense, the pass is important, the city both are the crenel. Mutian valley

Mutianyu Great Wall the Great Wall tourist area surrounded by mountains, beautiful scenery. Spring, ZhengYan qunfang, combining the brilliant; The summer, with green mountains, bubbling streams; Autumn, red leaves overflow hill, was loaded with fruit; Winter, the white snow, turn white, a north scenery, both at home and abroad enjoy "mutian valley Great Wall appear" reputation. Mutian valley Great Wall in 1987 is evaluated new Beijing one of 16 scene, in 1992 is evaluated the Beijing traveling the world most. In 2002 is evaluated 4 A level scenic spots.

Due to the geographical position is very important mutian valley, mutian valley close since ancient times GongWei is Beijing's military haley, the west of Beijing ChangPingXian take long the juyongguan, east Beijing miyun county even the gubeikou, as has built in the Ming dynasty, the north of the town for capital huanghua part, has been called GongWei capital, HuangLing northern barrier, one of the important pass. Known as "dangerous ridge north-west. Have occurred many times in this war, the most famous of these is the Ming dynasty several times of war. The northern and southern dynasties of China when the quanbeiqiwen (A.D. 550-577), will have Great Wall built in mutian valley. Early Ming reconstruction, according to document research, the mutian valley Great Wall is the early Ming emperor hand in general xu quanbeiqiwen site in the Great Wall built into them.

Ming yongle two years (1404 AD) built "mutian valley off". The department of three years (in 1569), is a TanLun, qi jiguang both capital city, and in the early Ming dynasty based on the Great Wall to repair. Now mutian valley Great Wall have preserved repair, is the bright Great Wall remains one of the best preserved in the area. Mutian valley Great Wall of building on the steep cliff edge, as the paper, with insurance system eritrea. 7 or 8 meters high wall, the wall DingKuan four or five meters, building materials to granite mainly TiaoShi magnificent and strong. Mutianyu Great Wall, the wall on both sides on top of a ha-ha the crenel, both sides can form a defensive ring, the lateral also mining block horse pit, make the defence function to be more perfect, this is a big characteristics. Mutianyu section of the wall of the top of bilateral all have about 5 feet up long, thick 1 Chinese foot 2 feet high, the more the crenel. Mutian valley Great Wall along the ridge on both sides of the closed is rising, with mountain to flip. In the section of the crenel not open rectangle, but indented. Shoot hole built in the crenel below, it is not a round hole, but in the form of top arc square hole. The place of subject also fix a fort.

Mutianyu Great Wall-architecture

Mutianyu Great Wall scenic spot lush, vegetation coverage now 96%, this kind of large area for the Great Wall is any vegetation are not comparable.


Mutianyu section of the wall
Mutianyu Great Wall's construction has the unique style, with the juyongguan pass mutian valley, shanhaiguan, as far as the jiayu pass, etc are all different, are close one is a hollow by three watchtowers constitute, based TongLian and, two side building smaller, and the middle floor is larger, the big three watchtowers are over three a hope a station, close the door do not set in the middle of, but in to close a the east, Taiwan is set on both sides [watchtowers door, this kind of unique shut a building is the Great Wall rare.

Mutianyu Great Wall the watchtowers dense, from a desire words (big watchtower) for the words to the four sets of (are shut Taiwan). Less than 500 meters, he set the watchtowers four; For the word from a desire to word twenty sets, length is only 3000 meters, the watchtowers, towers, wall stage, the room is 25 seats, the m or so will have a section of the Great Wall is the watchtowers not saw. Mutianyu Great Wall have double the crenel. Other section of the wall, the lateral side of the Great Wall built more crenel wall, and mutianyu section of the wall but for the crenel both sides wall, the crenel wall namely ShouCheng from combat against bunkers. The crenel two sides wall, which means that both sides fight with the enemy, visible mutianyu section of the wall in the history of the important strategic position.

Mutianyu Great Wall inside, outside a city coexist. A city, that is the Great Wall in the Lord according to the mountain to the battle outside and had the Great Wall of builds a. Outside of a city that is mutian valley connection for the word of the Great Wall of 11 sets, a city in which "TuWeiBa edge". Mutian valley Great Wall rich stereo feeling. Mutian valley close, the terrain is lowest, the elevation is only 486 meters, went to the east, sudden rise, and the watchtower (for the word a) less than 500 meters, up 117 m. To the west, from the four sets of words for (that is, are shut Taiwan) to 19 sets for words, ups and downs is not big, relatively flat, from Taiwan for word twenty to top edge horn, only after nearly 10 a watchtowers, from 486 meters climbing shut mutian valley of the 533 m to 1039 m. Spectacular.

Mutianyu Great Wall-architecture

Mutianyu Great Wall-architecture
Mutianyu Great Wall-architecture | Source

Face lied on the wall

I found the Face lied on the wall because I am a tour guide .
I found the Face lied on the wall because I am a tour guide . | Source

Mutianyu Great Wall tourism area facilities

Mutianyu Great Wall tourism area facilities. There is a scenic spot on city cable car, operation system all automation, "the Great Wall first cable car" the laudatory name; The Great Wall resort is located in Great Wall under foot, in 2000 is evaluated two-star hotel. And can accommodate 100 people of accommodation. The style of architecture for FangGuShi buildings, courtyard of primitive simplicity and elegant, the scenery pleasant. Mutian valley Great Wall tourism rich content, has a "huairou Great Wall cultural museum," "China dream stone" and "done will be" slide. From Beijing city to the Mutianyu Great Wall have 6 bus line , every morning , DongSiShiTiao start goes directly to the scenic area. Xizhimen railway station (Beijing north station) have the travel line train station in north curtilage, then change to taxi to the mutianyu Great Wall. Tourists by bus, the Beijing city by Beijing dense road to huairou city north west yingbin island, to the tourist resort. You can also driving or taking a taxi .

We offer the private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall every day , so if you have a plan and want to visit there , please let me know .

or visit http://www.bestbeijingtours.com to find the most attractions you like to see .

Tour price reference : http://www.bestbeijingtours.com

Mutianyu Great Wall Chairlift

If you choose take a chiarlift up to the wall , that will be much easy .and use the funny toboggan down .
If you choose take a chiarlift up to the wall , that will be much easy .and use the funny toboggan down . | Source

Mini Bus Toyota safety transport

we use the Toyota mini bus tour to Great Wall Mutianyu every day.
we use the Toyota mini bus tour to Great Wall Mutianyu every day. | Source

Admission ticket

The Great Wall tickets:

45 yuan adult

25 yuan students

Cable car price:

return ticket:

80 yuan person

one-way:

60 yuan per person

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

One awesome and fascinating hub! Thanks for the info. If I ever take a trip that way I will definetly go on this tour.


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beijing driver 4 years ago from Beijing, China Author

Dear Gypsy Rose Lee

Thank you very much for your evaluation and warmly invite you and your friends come to visit Beijing China . I will be your personal guide and driver when you come to visit the Great Wall of China.


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poshcoffeeco 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

bd good hub and I can tell the passion you have for this great monument.Congratulations on your page rank for your web site.Hubpages will add to your success in the future I am sure.


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beijing driver 4 years ago from Beijing, China Author

Thanks Poshcoffeco.

I will try my best to do good job here , I should improve my English also.

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