Home >> Get Information >> Great Wall Sections >> Qiangzilu Great Wall
Qiangzilu Great Wall
 
Qiangzilu Great Wall stands seventy kilometers east of Miyun. And it is surrounded by a maze of hills and has long been a place of key strategic importance. First built during the reign of Emperor Hongwu (1368-1398) of the Ming Dynasty, it has been the backdrop to many important battles at various times throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties.

This 10-kilometer section of wall is very well preserved, and features two beacon towers and four watch towers. It makes a 90-degree turn here, in one of the most magnificent stretches of the Qiangzilu Great Wall. Another feature of this part of the wall is the actual bricks, many of which are carved with Chinese characters. These carvings are rich in historical information, such as how many troops were stationed there at a particular time and details about those who participated in the construction of the wall.

Hiking on Qiangzilu Great Wall
Qiangzilu M-Shaped Great Wall Hiking


 
  Search
  Reservations
  Upcoming Hikes
  Cliff Inscriptions to Jiankou Great Wall Stretch Hiking (Aug 19)
  Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking (Aug 20)
  Huanghuacheng Yellow Flower Lakeside Great Wall Hiking (Aug 22)
  Cliff Inscriptions to Jiankou Great Wall Stretch Hiking (Aug 24)
  Huanghuacheng to Zhuangdaokou Grat Wall Hiking (Aug 26)
  Jiankou Great Wall to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking (Aug 27)
  Huanghuacheng Yellow Flower Lakeside Great Wall Hiking (Aug 29)
  Cliff Inscriptions to Jiankou Great Wall Stretch Hiking (Aug 31)
  Chen Castle Switchback Wild Great Wall Hiking and Camping (Sep 02/03)
  Chen Castle Switchback Wild Great Wall Hiking (Sep 02)
  Gubeikou Winding Dragon Great Wall Hiking (Sep 03)
  Huanghuacheng to Zhuangdaokou Great Wall Hiking and Camping (Sep 04/05)
  Find Us On
 
Upcoming Hikes Contact Information Reservations About Us Get Information Photos
2011 chinatravellers.com.All rights reserved. No content can be used without written permission.
Chinatravellers.com was founded 2010-08
京ICP备10201466号