Top 10 landmarks in China

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   Great Wall at Mutianyu in Beijing

Great Wall at Mutianyu in Beijing, one of the 'Top 10 landmarks in China' by

Great Wall at Mutianyu [Xinhua]

Located 73 kilometers from downtown Beijing, it is the essence section of the Great Wall. This well-preserved section was built about 1,400 years ago and reconstructed later under the Ming Dynasty. It joins the Juyong Pass in the west and Gubeikou in the east. The strategic importance of Mutianyu was obvious, as many battles took place there. The famous JiankouGreat Wall is located in the west of it. Besides, it features a splendid view because of a plant coverthat reaches 90 percent. In addition, it is equipped with a world-class cable car and provides entertainments, offering more fun to visitors.

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