Walk the Great Wall
A 2,000 year and 20,000km trip from your home
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10 Things About The Great Wall
The largest man-made structure in the world
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Inside The Watchtower
Western Section N.9 Tower
Western Section N.6 Tower
Built and rebuilt over 2,000 years
Learn about the history with an expert
How Was The Great Wall Built?
The construction cost and the heros behind the project
When Was The Great Wall Built?
Dating back to 2000 years ago
From the sea to the desert
The three major passes from the East to the West of China
Where The Great Wall Starts from The Sea
Shanhai Pass: East beginning of the Great Wall
Where The Great Wall Meets The Desert
Seeing Beijing from The Great Wall
It's not just a wall
The architectural wonder explained in detail
The Different Walls
The unique designs adapted to various conditions
The Integreated Structures
Get to know different types of towers
The Interior Architecture and Functions
The architectural design inside the watchtowers
The Traditional and Modern Techniques
The secrets behind the resistance of the Great Wall
Decode the walls & bricks
Discover the hidden secrets on the wall
The Walls Designed for Defense
The special structure that makes the Great Wall strong
Have You Ever Noticed The Hidden Signatures on The Bricks?
The signatures that convey important messages
What Is The Mysterious Pattern Carved on This Wall?
Uncover Kirin screen wall
Look into the secret stamps
Who left these marks on the bricks?
5 iconic beacon towers
Each tower tells a story
The "Turtle-shaped" Tower
The tower built among the rocks shaped like turtles
The highest point of the section
The beautiful tower surrounded by a moving legend
The tower where the general commanded the battles
The "White Tower"
The tower that survived erosion
Hike the steep ridges
The charming view in Simatai
The Heavenly Ladder
The steep path for the brave ones
The Sky Bridge
The narrow bridge connecting the two highest towers
The Simatai Pass
The entrance to the Simatai section
The Great Wall "In The Air"
The most dangerous part
7 hidden gems along the 20,000km
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