This part of the wall is visited by thousands of tourists every day, and it makes a peaceful visit to the wall near impossible. Having said that the Badaling Section does offer great views of the wall, so if you can stand the many other people around you this is spot is easy to get to.
Things to do near Great Wall at Badaling
- 10.49 mi0.49 mi from Great Wall at Badaling5 reviews
Even though I could feel the wind and the chill on every part of my body, it was so worth it. The sheer magnitude and the history behind it is fascinating. It is an absolute must if you're visiting China.Popular withHistoryBackpackersAdventure
- 211.69 mi11.69 mi from Great Wall at Badaling10 reviews
After breakfast, we took a bus ride northwest of Beijing to visit the Sacred Way of Ming Tombs, regarded as China's finest example of Imperial tomb architecture. Situated in a peaceful valley, the site was chosen by the Ming Emperors as their burial place for its auspicious Fengshui alignment - a ridge of mountains to the north cradles the tombs ...Popular withHistoryDesignOutdoor
- 329.27 mi29.27 mi from Great Wall at Badaling67 reviews
By far the best choice for people who want to visit the Great Wall but does not want to travel too far. Mutianyu is about two hours from downtown Beijing and receives far less tourists than the parts closer to Beijing. From the parking lot you need to walk up a quite steep incline to reach the cable car station. ...Popular withFamiliesOutdoorLocal