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'The Piano Guys' scales the Great Wall for video shoot

Internet sensation, the Piano Guys are in China. The Utah-based group took some precious time off their Asian tour in Singapore and Malaysia to fulfil their China dream - shooting a music video on the Great Wall of China...

September 16, 2013

Great Wall Forest Festival kicks off

The 2013 Yanqing Great Wall Forest Festival, the fourth edition of its kind, was held from August 24 to August 25 in the Tanglewood Music Valley at the foot of the Great Wall Badaling Section in Beijing's Yanqing County...

August 29, 2013

Jet Team above the Great Wall

Aircraft of Breitling Jet Team, a famous European aerobatic team, perform above the Great Wall of the Jiayuguan Pass in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 13, 2013...

August 16, 2013

Unique section of the Great Wall draws in visitors

As people all know what the Great Wall looks like but did you know that some of it is built over water? The Jiumenkou section of the wall in Liaoning Province in North East China is famous for just that...

  August 09, 2013

Another Great Wall relic discovered


Another section of the historical remain of the Great Wall, 1,300 meters long, was found in Beijing's Huairou District, and it may have been built during the Northern Qi Dynasty (561-565), Beijing Daily reported Tuesday.

According to the site investigation, the relic is ladder-shaped and about one meter at its peak. In addition, the isolated Great Wall has no joining point with the Ming Dynasty Great Wall.

"In the building structure, the Ming Dynasty Great Wall was built as slabs of stone base and brick wall. However, the newly found Great Wall was quite different," said Zhang Lingmian, a former director of the Huairou Historic Relic Administration.

another great wall relic discovered, Beijing
(chinadaily.com.cn, April 18, 2012)

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