To admire the fields and valley. Mutianyu is a majestic masterpiece of The Great Wall that is just an hour away from the congestion of Beijing. Construction began over 1,400 years ago on this 2,250 meter long section perched high above the villages. It is known for its spectacular hiking and sightseeing. 

  • Construction began on this section of the Great Wall in the Northern Qi Dynasty between 550-577

  • Mutianyu Pass was fortified in 1404 with a rare triangular formation of three interlinked watchtowers.

  • Construction was finished on the wall at Mutainyu, when General Qi Jiguang was transferred to the area to command the garrison in 1568

  • Pine trees, cypress trees and chestnut trees cover ninety percent of the surrounding area, the scenery here is beautiful all the year round.

  • The Great Wall at Mutianyu has 22 watchtowers, about one every kilometer, on overlapping mountain ranges

  • Mutianyu is the longest fully-restored Great Wall section open to tourists.

History of The Great Wall