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Shanhaiguan Pass Great Wall

john  —  April 9, 2012

Shanhaiguan Pass Great Wall

This Ming-dynasty-built Great Wall is lying in Qinghuangdao City, Hebei Province. It is the eastern extremity of the wall. In fact, this section is a small city connected to the Great Wall and known as the “No. 1 Pass under Heaven”. Shanghaiguan Great Wall is called the “Museum of the Construction of the Great Wall”, because of its many ancient buildings including the grand city gates, towers, temples, and moat.

Laolongtou Great Wall

About 4km to the south of the Shanghaiguan Pass Great Wall is the starting point of the wall –Laolongtou, where the Great Wall begins there and meets the sea. When climb on its Denghailou Tower, a giant dragon winds through the mountains and put its head into the wide sea to drink water can be enjoyed.