Huangyaguan Pass Great Wall in Jizhou District, Tianjin

Huangyaguan Pass Great Wall

Huangyaguan or Huangya Pass is a small section of the Great Wall of China located in the north of Ji County, Tianjin municipality, approximately 78 miles north of urban Tianjin city. The site lies on a steep and abrupt mountain ridge.

History of Huangyaguan Pass Great Wall

Huangyaguan was originally built over 1400 years ago in the Northern Qi Dynasty and reinforced with brick walls in the Ming Dynasty. In 1984, major repair work has been performed on over 3 kilometres of the wall including on 20 water towers and 1 water pass. The pass is a major tourist attraction within Tianjin and was listed as a site of relics protection in 1986. Recent found drawings on the walls showed the builders of the wall smoked cones for every metre of the wall they completed.

How to get to Huangyaguan Pass Great Wall

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Independent Traveler


Take a long-distance bus from Tianjin Tongsha Passenger Station to Huangyaguan Great Wall directly. The buses depart at 7:10, 10:10, 14:00, and 15:00. Duration is about 2 hours and bus fare is CNY 48.


Take a train from Tianjin Railway Station or Tianjin North Railway Station to Jixian County Railway Station. It would take 1.5 – 2.5 hours and costs less than CNY 20 to the county. Then, charter a minibus to the scenic area.

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