Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass, Tianjin
Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass, Tianjin - Address, Ticket Price
Address: Jixian County, Tianjin, China
Ticket Price: 50 CNY
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass, Tianjin
Most people think of it as The Great Wall of China which is a general misconception. ‘The Wall’ was never one continuous structure but built in many segregated parts in different places from 220 BC to 1644 AD. So the Great Wall at Huangyaguan Pass is one small section of ‘The Great Wall of China’ which lies in a steep and abrupt mountain ridge in the north of Ji County. It was built originally 1400 years ago in the Northern Qi Dynasty and later rebuilt during the Ming Dynasty. It also underwent a huge restoration in 1984 after which it was open to public.
The Wall is about 42 km long and is an ideal place for trekking and hiking enthusiasts and it is generally visited from the Tianjin end. ‘Hunagyayuan’ means ‘Yellow Cliff Pass’ and just as its name the flora there grows with a surprising shade of ochre, a delight to the eyes. At the end of the Wall is the Huangya Fortress where there is an outdoor market which offers rare varieties of dry fruits at affordable prices.
Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass Information
- The wall hosts the annual Great Wall Marathon in May.
Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass Ticket Prices
- March 1st to October 31st: CNY 50
- November 1st to February 28th: CNY 45
How To reach Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass by Public Transport
- From Tianjin: Take bus to Jixian County from Tianjin Hebei Bus Station. The bus runs every 6 minutes from 6.30am to 6.30pm. After Jixian a cab to Huangyaguan pass will be convenient.
- From Beijing: Take a bus from Sihui long distance bus station to Jixian County which runs every 10 minutes from 6.30am to 7.30pm. Then, a taxi or minibus to Huangyaguan pass can be hired.
Restaurants Near Great Wall At Huangyaguan Pass
- Laozhaizi Farmhouse
- Chunxiang Farmhouse
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