Wohushan Great Wall in Beijing
Attraction Type: World Heritage Site, Nature Reserve
Open Hours:High Season: 8:30-16:00
Recommended Visiting Time: 5 Hours
Best Time to Visit: April-October
Admission Fee: 25 per person
Address in English: Gubeikou Town, Miyun District, Beijing
Address in Chinese:北京市密云区古北口镇
Why is Wohushan Great Wall So Special
The Great Wall of Wohu Mountain is named for its shape like two tigers. The Wohushan Great Wall is a magnificent, dangerous and exotic work. It has become a masterpiece in the history of Great Wall architecture with its age, variety, ingenious layout and facilities.
Where is Wohushan Great Wall in Beijing
Wohu Mountain Great Wall, located in Gubeikou Town, Miyun District, Beijing, was built in Hongwu eight years of Ming Dynasty. It is 4.75 km long and has 134 enemy towers at an altitude of 665.22 M. The mountain is steep, so it is particularly magnificent.
At the north end of Wohushan Great Wall is the unique beacon tower wonder of the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. The towers on the north side are taller and the towers on the south side are lower. From a distance, it looks like two beautiful girls looking eastward arm in arm. The building form of the sister building can not only garrison more troops, but also store weapons and food. It has a high historical and cultural value in the history of the Great Wall.
Located in Hexi Village, the mosque is a place for Islamic activities in Gubeikou Town and its surrounding areas. It covers three areas, enters five areas, has a mosque gate and a corner pavilion, and has three lectures in the South and north, as well as bathrooms and water wells.
How to Get There
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If you want to get rid of hustle of public transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers sightseeing dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Wohushan Great Wall with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on sightseeing.
Dongzhimen Express 980, get off at Miyun Children’s Palace Station, transfer to Mi25 Road, get off at Gubeikou Station, walk 620 meters.
Self – Driving line
Drive 112.8 kilometers along Beijing-Chengdu Expressway, leave from Taishitun Service Area/G101/Taishitun Exit, drive 90 meters, turn right slightly towards Taishitun/G101, drive 1.8 kilometers, turn right into G101. Drive 17.0 kilometers along G101, turn left, drive 10 meters, turn right and drive 70 meters. Turn left into Guxia Line, drive 440 meters along Guxia Line, turn right slightly and drive 80 meters to the end point (on the right side of the road).
Useful Travel Tips
Some sections are ruins and broken walls. It’s better not to go when there’s a strong wind. It’s dangerous.
Please pay attention to environmental protection and remember, “Don’t take anything away except photographs, and leave nothing behind except footprints.”