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Badaling Great Wall

Badaling Great Wall

The Great Wall is a symbol of Chinese civilization and one of the wonders that the Chinese people have created. The Great Wall at Badaling, the most representative, was promoted protected as an important national heritage sites by the State Council for approval in 1961. 1988, The Board has recruited a world heritage site by UNESCO. On 7 July 2007, he earned a reputation around the world once again, was among the New Seven Wonders of the World ranks. Badaling Great Wall in Yanqing County, over 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of Beijing. It is the best preserved section of the Great Wall during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) built. This section with an average altitude of over 1000 meters (3282 feet) is the outpost of the Juyongguan Pass The slope is very steep mountain roads are tortuous. These characteristics have made a military fortress. Badaling Great Wall is like a strong dragon winding along the ridges.

The Great Wall was originally used as a fortress. From the Qin Dynasty (206 BC-221BC), Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified the whole nation and began building the Great Wall of China's borders from the invasion of the northern nomadic tribes to protect. Most of the Great Wall at Badaling has been built and maintained during the Ming Dynasty strengthened to defend the capital against the intrusion of the Mongolian people. The structure of the wall is a huge bar stones and bricks. The interior of the wall formed by the earth and small stones forgeries, so that the wall very firm and solid. Internally, the wall about six meters (20 feet) wide, so that the horses galloping to five per day. to allow for a series of small holes in the wall archers shoot arrows drilled. This is to drain a barrel and a ditch inside and outside the wall. In short, was the decisive military fortress in the consideration of all the details of the wall.

Signal Fire platforms was an important part of the fortress in ancient China. Firing platform of the signal is actually a fortress that was built on top of the wall. Was used to send warning signals. Since the Ming Dynasty, the amount of smoke and gunfire, the information sent to specific military enemy. Smoke Magnificent Great Wall at Badaling in Beijing a stroke of the shots was 100 enemies, two smoke with two guns firing meant 500 enemies and three smoke reported by three shots were more than 1,000 enemies. Once a platform raised a beacon signal, the rest also by command of the enemy force. The benchmark built on top of a group of mountain ranges, the Great Wall at Badaling, many important historical events.The first emperor of the Qin Dynasty Tour experienced there Taizu Yuan, the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), the Grand Wall at Badaling and took control over all of China.

Empress Cixi fled from there in the western part of China in 1900, when an alliance of eight Western countries invaded Beijing. Currently, the Great Wall at Badaling is still there to record the difficulties and bitterness which the Chinese people have suffered in the last 2000 years. This is a valuable cultural heritage of mankind. Badaling Great Wall is the first part of the Great Wall open to tourists. He drew millions of tourists from home and abroad to Beijing Great Wall tour. have visited more than 370 foreign leaders and celebrities.

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