Great Wall of China, Mutianyu, China
The Great Wall of China is a system walls generally built across the northern border of China that aims to protect and consolidate the Chinese empires and states from numerous nomadic groups and their polities. Apart from defense purposes, the walls serve as the way to transport goods and control emigration and immigration. The Mutianyu portion of the Great Wall of China is situated in the city limits of Beijing in the Huairou District. This section is a beautiful masterpiece of restoration, with its 23 watchtowers that has been restored to its original state and style. It is also considered as the longest Great Wall that has been fully restored and is open for tourists to explore.
Many of Great Wall of China in the Mutianyu section visitors can find their accommodations at hotels around the city and nearby cities of Beijing and Donghua. Among the best hotel to stay near the Great Wall is the Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Wangshanyuan Farm Stay that offers free internet access and affordable accommodation. Another great hotel to stay is the Mutianyu Great Wall Hotel with amenities such as free WiFi, free breakfast, fully air-conditioned modern rooms and scenic view of the Great Wall. Visitors of Great Wall of China may also visit interesting sites within Mutianyu. The Anchestral Hall and Tomb of Yuanchonghuan is a historical landmark in Donghua that was constructed during the Ming Dynasty. Other interesting sites to explore near the Great Wall are Antiquarium of the Palace Museum and the Art Museum of Beijing Fine Art Academy.