Badaling Great Wall

Admission Fee

High Season (Apr. 1 to Oct.31) CNY 40
Low Season (Nov.1 to Mar.31) CNY 35

Notes: The minors under 18 and seniors over 60 with valid passport proof can get tickets free of charge at the ticket window.

Opening Hours:5:30 – 16:30

Cable Car Ticket

Type Single Trip Round Trip
Cable Car CNY 100 CNY 140
Pulley CNY 80 CNY 120

Free for children under 1.2m (3.9ft).
The ticket fare for pulleys is for reference and is subject to change.

Service Hours of the Cable Car

Cable Car: 5:30 – 17:30 (stop selling round trip tickets at 14:00)
Ground Cable Car: 7:50 – 16:30

Why visit Badaling Great Wall

It is the most popular section and the best-preserved section. There are more than 43 towers on the Badaling Great Wall

Stairs are not very steep and they are equipped with handrails which is easier to climb.

Cable cars and pulleys are available to save energy

It is close to downtown Beijing  and easy to reach by public transportation(bus, train)

About 500 state leaders and VIPs, including presidents Nixon and Reagan, Queen Elizabeth II, have visited Badaling Great Wall

History of Badaling Great Wall

To prevent the evasion and guard the capital Beijing, Ming Dynasty spent more than 80 years to rebuild the Badaling Great Wall. The Wall started from Jiayuguan Pass which is located in the western part of China to the Yalu River which is in the eastern part of China with a length of more than 6,300 kilometers. The Wall built in Ming Dynasty were much stronger and other dynasties.


Due to the constant wars and natural corrosion of more than 500 years, more than 30% of the Great Wall at Badaling were damaged. After several restorations, more than 3,741 meters’ wall are now available for tourists, including 16 towers and one fortress.


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