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Juyongguan Great Wall

Juyongguan Great Wall is regarded as one of the Three Great Passes of China, along with Jiayuguan Pass and Shanhaiguan Pass. Situated in a long valley surrounded by mountains and connected with the Badaling Great Wall in the north, the Juyongguan Pass had played an important strategic defense role in ancient times. Its position connecting the heart of inner China to the northern borders and its importance to the defense of Beijing has made it a highly coveted military asset over the centuries. Now, Juyongguan has fullfill its historic mission and become a top travel destination in Beijing.
Juyongguan Great Wall travel is the most easily accessible one compared to the other China Great Wall trips, due to its close distance and convenient transport to the city area. It is about 20 kilometers north of Changping County, about 60 kilometers from the city center. Juyongguan Pass is not just a military stronghold, but also a beautiful scenic spot. Some of its narrow and steep part makes it an ideal section for visitors have a real physical travel experience on the Great Wall. Back to 13th century, this area was known as "Juyong Green Layers", and was listed as one of the "Yanjing Eight Best Sceneries". So a trip to Juyongguan is a tour to chase back to its past beauty and perspective history, different from other sections of the Great Wall.

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