Shanhaiguan Great Wall
Shanhaiguan Great Wall Introduction
Shanhaiguan which is also known as Shanhai Pass is located in Qinghuangdao of Hebei Province. The pass has also been given the name “First Pass under Heaven” which can be found engraved at the gate of the pass. Shanhaiguan has been of great military significance being referred to as “Key to the Capitals”. The pass was officially built by General Xu Da of the Ming Dynasty in 1381, it was given the name Shanhai Pass which means the pass between mountain and the sea due to its positions between Yanshan Mountain and Bohai Sea. Shanhaiguan is 26 kilometers in length and more than 10 meters in width. Along some sections of the wall the height can reach 14 meters.
There are many notable attractions that should be visited at Shanhaiguan such as Mengjiangnv Temple, Jiaoshan, Longevity Mountain and the famous Old Dragon’s Head (Laolongtou). The Old Dragon’s Head is a section of Shanhaiguan which reaches into the Bohai Sea. At Laolongtou where are several sites that are worth visiting: Chenghai Pavilion, Nereus Temple, Estuary Stone City, Jinglu Beacon Tower, Nanhaokou and Ninghai City.
Shanhaiguan is located in Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province.
Old Dragon’s Head (Laolongtou), Chenghai Pavilion, Nereus Temple, Estuary Stone City and Jinglu Beacon Tower.
Admission Fee: CNY 40 (May - Oct), CNY 35 (Nov - Apr)
Take bus No.25. 33, or 33 at Sidaoqiao Bus Station in Qinhuangdao, then get off at Shanhaiguan Nanmen (South Gate of Shanhaiguan).
Recommend China Tours
Panda Base and Ancie...
Full day tour with Panda base, you will have chance to see the lovely panda in the morning...
From USD 79P/P
Beijing Xian Yangtze...
Get to know the charm of Chinese rich history and divee culture at Beijing and Xian. Al...
From USD 578P/P
Free and Easy Yangsh...
The newest Bullet train from Shenzhen to Yangshuo ru from Dec 26, 2014. A bullet train tou...
From USD 170P/P
Chengdu Golf 5 Days ...
If you are looking for a golfing tour but also crave a tour of Chengdu, then our Chengdu G...
From USD 633P/P
Shenzhen Mission Hil...
Enjoy a 4days 3nights extremely golf vacation at Mission Hill Golf Club!
From USD 440P/P