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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

The oldest Great Wall – Qi Great Wall


With a history of more than 2,000 years, the oldest Great Wall – Qi Great Wall in Shandong Province was built over 400 years earlier than the well-known globally Qin Great Wall in Beijing. The Great Wall was originally built in the Spring and Autumn, and Warring States Periods (770 – 256 B.C.) as a defensive fortification by the State of Qi. According to statistics, the overall length of the Qi Great Wall was 618.9 kilometers across 8 cities and 18 counties of the province, including Jinan, Tai’an, Laiwu, Zibo, Weifang, Linyi, Rizhao and Qingdao cities. [rednet.cn]

(China.org.cn, August 8, 2013)

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