Great Wall is separated into many famous sections include Badaling, Mutianyu, SImatai, Jinshanling, Juyongguan, Huanghuacheng and many others. One of the interesting and stunning parts of the Wall called Huanghuacheng.
Short Introduction of Huanghuacheng Great Wall
Beautiful Scenery on Huanghuacheng Great Wall
Huanghuacheng Great Wall is located in a village in Jiuduhe, Huairou District, about 65 kilometers (40.39 miles) from Beijing. It has a total 10,800 meters (6711 miles) long that also located a resort where combined with the landscapes of mountains, lakes and the ancient Great Wall around. Huanghuacheng Great Wall is also joins with Mutianyu Great Wall in the east, and Juyongguan Pass and Badaling in the west. From Huanghuacheng Great Wall, you can reach Badaling towards the west in seven days and then Mutianyu to the east in about four days by foot.
Huanghuacheng Great Wall was constructed around 1404 during the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), began under the supervision of General Cai Kai. In total, Huanghuacheng Great Wall has 6 forts, 6 passes, 12 beacon-towers, and 32 guard towers. Among them, called Yaoziyu Fort which built in the Ming Dynasty about 500 years ago is the best preserved one. Recently, Huanghuacheng Great Wall is not only famous for its beautiful sceneries but also popular for its hiking activities.
Why Huanghuacheng Great Wall is Special?
The Only Seation of Great Wall Connecting Water
Huanghuacheng Great Wall got its name that it means City of Yellow Flowers. When summer comes, come to this section of the Wall you are going to see a large amount of sweet yellow flowers blanketed all the area around. And when autumn comes, the surroundings will covers with red, yellow leaves tress make the atmosphere more romantic.
Huanghuacheng Great Wall is also the only one section where located near from the water. From the Wall, visitors could see a lake and a reservoir by close distance. The reservoir is called Huanghuacheng Reservoir and the lake is called Jintang Lake. Wandered along the magnificent Great Wall with no crowds and enjoyed the stunning sceneries around in all season.
Huanghuacheng provides a challenge to hikers because the steps are rather steep and paths out of repair. With its unique characteristic, Huanghuacheng Great Wall has its own interest. No cable car service available. Offers quite dangerous hiking section of the Wall, visitors should have a good physical condition for hiking. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for hiking Huanghuacheng.
Transportation to Huanghuacheng Great Wall
By Bus: Take bus No. 916 at Dongzhimen, get off at Huairou International Conference Center. Then, take the bus from Huairou to Xishuiyu and get off at the last stop.
By Car: Take Badaling Expressway and exit at Chanping Xiguan. Follow signs toward the Ming Tombs then turn right when you reach Changling Town toward Jiuduhe, turn left at the Jiuduhe intersection, and continue to Huanghuazhen intersection then turn left. Once you reach the Y intersection, bear right and continue for a few more kilometres to the Wall.