Top things to do

Museum in Bādálǐng

China Great Wall Museum

This museum offers a comprehensive history of the Wall, from its origins as an earthen embankment in the far-off Qin dynasty (221–207 BC) to the Ming-era battlements you see today. There are decent English captions …
Chinese in Bādálǐng

Ātài Bāozi

Just up from the east car park at Bādálǐng, this place does OK dumplings, as well as rice and noodle dishes. It has a picture menu, so you can point and pick.
Fast Food in Bādálǐng

Yong He King

Just up from the west car park, between a KFC and a Subway, try Yong He King for the Chinese version of fast food: rice meals, dumplings, noodles.