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Badaling Great Wall

The Badaling section of the Great Wall is located roughly 70 kilometers northwest from the center of Beijing. It is a defensive outpost of the Great Wall occupying a commanding strategic position. It is called "Bada" as it stretches in all directions. The Badaling Great Wall is not only the best preserved but also the most impressive and representative section of the Great Wall. It also stands in testimony to many pivotal historical events. The landscape surrounding Badaling Great Wall changes every season with the variety and beauty of scenery sure to catch your attention whatever season you visit.
Badaling is the most famous and most-visited section of the Great Wall in China. According to the records, about 370 state leaders and VIPs have ever taken a trip to Badaling and admired the magnificence and beauty of its scenery. Badaling gained the worldwide reputation by being enlisted in the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. Since then on, it has become one the most popular travel destinations of China tours. Badaling Great Wall attracted more attention since it was listed among the New Seven Wonders of the World in July 7, 2007.

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