Great Wall Museum
Wang Family Courtyard House
The Wang Family Courtyard House is a large, 18th-century hútòng -style residence faced by a spirit wall. Inside is an amateur display of...
Jiǔménkǒu Great Wall
In a mountain valley 15km north of Shānhǎiguān stretches the only section of the Great Wall ever built over water. Normally the wall...
Jiǎo Shān Great Wall
Although a heavily restored section of the Great Wall, Jiǎo Shān nevertheless offers an excellent opportunity to hike up the Wall’s...
Lánzhōu Zhèngzōng Niúròu Lāmiàn
Does a range of tasty noodle dishes, including pulled noodles with beef (牛肉拉面; niúròu lāmiàn – the restaurant speciality), with lamb...
Diyiguan Lu; 第一关路 · interesting places nearby
Great Wall Museum information
This impressive museum provides a thorough chronological history of the Wall, going into architectural features and including interesting scale models of the walled town and surrounding Great Wall locations. Plenty of photos and artefacts, as well as English captions.