Mutianyu Great Wall is a section of the Great Wall of China, located in Huairou District, about 70 kilometers northeast of Beijing. It is one of the most well-preserved and scenic parts of the Great Wall, with unique features such as dense vegetation and watchtowers in various styles.
The Mutianyu section was first built during the Northern Qi Dynasty (550-557), but most of the existing wall was constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and has undergone several repairs and renovations since then. The wall stretches for approximately 2.5 kilometers, with 22 watchtowers, and is surrounded by rugged terrain, making it difficult for invaders to approach.
The Mutianyu Great Wall is a popular tourist destination, and visitors can enjoy a range of activities such as hiking, camping, and tobogganing. The cable car and chairlift offer an easier way to access the wall, while the toboggan ride down provides a thrilling experience. The Mutianyu Great Wall is also less crowded than other sections of the wall, making it a great option for those who want to avoid the crowds while still experiencing the magnificence of the Great Wall of China.