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Breath-taking sea of clouds shrouds Jinshanling Great Wall

2017-06-18 13:11 ChineseTime


Located in Chengde city, North China’s Hebei province,Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features. And the sea of clouds adds more charm to its magnificent landscape.

Located in a mountainous region and about 140 kilometers northeast of Beijing, the Jinshanling Great Wall section is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features.

The General Tower, Black Tower and Taochun Tower are must-sees at the Jinshanling Great Wall.

Each tower contains its own legend. The General Tower was created to commemorate Wu Guihua, a heroine who sacrificed herself to resist invasions from the north during the Ming Dynasty.

The Black Tower and Taochun Tower were christened to commemorate two girls, Heigu and Taochun, who also made great contributions to the construction of the Great Wall.


Located in Chengde city, North China’s Hebei province,Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features. And the sea of clouds adds more charm to its magnificent landscape.


Located in Chengde city, North China’s Hebei province,Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features. And the sea of clouds adds more charm to its magnificent landscape.


Located in Chengde city, North China’s Hebei province,Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features. And the sea of clouds adds more charm to its magnificent landscape.


Located in Chengde city, North China’s Hebei province,Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), maintaining several original features. And the sea of clouds adds more charm to its magnificent landscape. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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