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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

Great Wall ruins discovered in Jilin Province


Chinese archaeologists have discovered 11 possible sections of ruins of the Great Wall of Qin (221 B.C. and 206 B.C.) and Han (202 B.C. and 220 A.D.) dynasties in northeast China's Jilin Province, with four of them confirmed, according to a report of the China News Service.

The ruins were found in Tonghua county by a research team organized by the province at the request of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage in June, the service reported Saturday.

The Great Wall was built in different historical periods. The exact length of it built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) was announced to be 8,851.8 km in December 2008 by a national survey team.

(China.org.cn, December-14-2009)

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