The first thing that would come to mind when someone would say China is the Great Wall of China as this is the most iconic as well as a historic thing in China. The Great Wall of China kept China in news for a very long period of time and apart from Chinese gadgets people know China for this historical tourist attraction, it is basically the longest as well as the widest wall that has ever been constructed in the world. If you have already decided to visit this attraction then here is little information about the China wall that you might want to know before you visit the place:
Information about The Wall:
As you already know that the wall is the largest as well as the longest wall in the entire world and you would be amazed to know that the total length of the Great Wall of China is around 21,197 km which is said to be worth more than 6 dynasties. This Great Wall of China represents the history and you would actually be amazed to know that this particular wall is about 2,300 years ancient. This wall of china covers many provinces of China which includes Hebei, Liaoning, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Shaanxi as well as Gansu. It is the best destination for solo travelers.
The wall is so great as well as huge that it has been divided into many divisions and every division has a different name and among all Badaling is the most loved section by the tourists that is why people visit this place the most. You would be amazed to know that during the month of May as well as October the crowd of visitors can reach up to 70,000 in a single day which is like crazy and it so surprising that in the year 2001 total 63,000,000 visitors were recorded in this section of the wall. So make sure not to miss this part of the wall at any cost while you make a visit to the Great Wall of China. The height of the wall is not similar everywhere and at the part of Badaling, the height is around 7.88 meters.
Existence of The Great Wall of China:
It is really saddening to know that about 1/3rd of this Great Wall of China has disappeared over the long period of time and there is no trace of those place and no one actually know about how those sections got disappeared but according to reports as well as people’s predictions the destruction of the wall took place due to natural disasters such as an earthquake. The wall of china is left undone since the Ming Dynasty ended so it is still left incomplete and probably won’t ever be completed.
The wall of china plays an important role in the protection of the country so since 1957 the Great Wall of China is been protected by the Chinese army from all over so that the enemies could not get into the country. It is no wonder that this Great Wall of China has been listed as the world heritage by UNESCO. Some people predict that the Great Wall of China is so huge that it can be seen from space with naked eyes which is definitely not true but with equipment, it can be seen.
Things to do while you are at the Great Wall of China:
You cannot miss hiking at the Great Wall of China at night time and it is the coolest thing that you can do while you are here at the Great Wall of China. If you already like the Great Wall of China under the blue sky then it is for sure that you would love the place under the night sky as the place literally glows at night time. The section known as Simatai lets visitors be there at night time and you can even hike a short distance from that section. The place has a very good decoration of lights that you would be able to see at night time only. Moreover, you can get 5-star hotels at the place where you can get your rooms booked and enjoy a comfortable stay.
It is definitely going to be the best ever feeling and you should definitely do camping if you are at the place. Jiankou as well as the wild section are the most recommended sites for setting a camp and enjoy camping and you should consider autumn for the visit. Laying there and counting stars with the love of your life has to be the most romantic thing that you can do there. While you would go on camping you can explore the place and experience the adventure and you can even get a chance to check out some amazing as well as unique flora as well as fauna of the place. You can even enjoy a picnic at the place and imagine how great the time would be when you would enjoy a glass of wine as well as some meal and this is for sure that the drink would be the most memorable drink of your life for sure.
Roller Coaster Ride:
The roller coaster ride at the Great Wall of China has to be the most adventurous thing that you can experience while you are at the Great Wall of China. Mutianyu section would get you such an opportunity and this facility is open almost every time of the year. If you want to avoid hiking up to reach the roller coaster point of the place then you can also have a cable car to reach up there.
These were everything that you need to know about the Great Wall of China and you should visit the places to enjoy the above-mentioned things. Thank you for visiting Travelila. Have a happy journey!