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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 tourism promoted in Ningxia


Themed "Beautiful China with Ancient Great Wall", a tourism product development and promotion activity will be jointly launched by Ningxia, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Beijing and Tianjin, where the Great Wall is located, according to the promotion league forming ceremony on January 8.

It is reported that the joint promotion activity will connect more tourism sites along the ancient Great Wall besides the already renowned Badaling, Shanhai and Jiayu Passes. “The length of the Great Wall in Ningxia totals around 1507 kilometers and the section built from the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 B.C.) onwards, forms an important part of the Great Wall,” said the spokesman for the Ningxia Tourism Bureau. The heritage of building the Great Wall over all the dynasties could be found in Ningxia, he added. The Great Wall tourism in Ningxia will soon become popular, the spokesman concluded.

(China.org.cn, January 17, 2014)

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