JinShanLing Great Wall of China Transportation Guide
How Get To JinShanLing Great Wall of China
- The most beautiful great wall section:
Jinshanling section of the Great Wall of China is located in the mountainous area in Luanping County, Hebei Province, 125 km northeast of Beijing, driving for 2 hours. This section of the wall is connected with the Simatai section to the east which is managed by another company. Some distance to the west lies the Mutianyu section.
- the building history:
First built in the first year of the Ming dynasty (1368 AD), for the general xu da presided over the construction. Two hundred years later, in the first year of longqing (AD 1567), qi jiguang, general military officer of ji town and tan lun, governor of ji liao, built and rebuilt the Great Wall built by xu da.
- car service with driver:
recommend the 3btaxi.com, the beijing licensed cab and english drivers, the rideshare (carpool) to mutianyu great wall of china tour, 3bcab.com
- the JinShanLing Tourist Bus (Shuttle Bus) which is managed by JinShanLing Travel Company:
the bus is running from Mar - Nov every year. getting off at wangjing west of Line 13 or line 15 Subway, going out of the exit B, then walk forward 200 meters to public bus station, (the original dongzhimen long-distance passenger station has not to jinshanling tour bus).
the wangjing west station of the line 13 or line 15 subway
the tourist bus to jinshanling great wall of china at the public bus station near to the wangjing west station
- the Most Beautiful Great Wall of China Section
- one tower with one type:
The Great Wall building complex, watchtowers, generally 50 to 100 meters a, wall rock as the base, 5-8 meters high, a variety of forms, there are distinctive half timber, masonry structure, has a single, also has a double, both the ceiling, also have dome roof, ship convertible top, the four drill zenith and anise sunk panel, one tower with one type
- Three incomparable features of JinShanLing Great Wall of China:
the text bricks , the barrier wall for stopping the horse , the barrier walls
- The military defense system:
the military defense system is extremely strong, with barrier walls, battlements, battle platforms, fortifications, watchtowers, thunderstone holes, perforations, horse walls, supporting walls and encircling battle walls.
- the text bricks on the jinshanling great wall of china:
these text bricks were fired in the sixth year of wanli in the Ming dynasty, namely around 1578 AD. The zhenwu camp, dezhou camp, shandong zuo camp and zhenwu camp recorded on the text bricks were all the border defenders stationed here. The soldiers carved the Numbers of their troops on the bricks they made, so as to record the construction team and the commander of the section of the Great Wall and distinguish their responsibilities.
- the barrier wall for stopping the horses：
- the barrier walls：
- the JinShanLing Great Wall Route and Guide Map
click to enlarge the map