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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

Enjoy water and the Great Wall together


This summer, there is a place where you can visit historical sites and enjoy a cool breeze at the same time. The Huanghuacheng Lakeside Great Wall Reserve, which is located in Huairou District ofc City, has the grandeur of the Great Wall as well as the stillness of Haoming Lake.

This part of the Great Wall was the North Gate of ancient Beijing in the Ming Dynasty. Being divided by the lake, it became the only "Great Wall in Water" in Beijing.

It is a popular spot with tourists all around the world and has been chosen as a camping spot by many schools. Staff from a foreign school in Beijing said the well-protected environment and pro found history of the Lakeside Great Wall Reserve help teach children about traditional Chinese culture through exploration of nature. A survey of visitors has shown that 80 percent were attracted by the natural beauty, and 90 percent would visit again or introduce this place to their relatives and friends.

The Huanghuacheng Lakeside Great Wall has been developed into a National 3A Scenery Site. Many travel agencies must offer transportation to Huanghuacheng several times a week Its unique, highly-recommended scenery, which combines the elegance of southern China and the magnificence of Northern China, has attracted thousands of visitors. in order to satisfy eager visitors.

China starts reparing the damaged great wall
(CRI, August 3, 2010)

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