Great Wall China of Jinshanling

Directions to Great Wall China of Jinshanling

Navigational info :

  • Coordinates : 40°40’36″N 117°13’55″E
  • Address : Jinshanling, Miyun County, Beijing & Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei Province, China
  • Nearest airport : Beijing-Capital Airport
  • Nearest passenger port : Tianjin Port
  • Nearest railway station : Gubeikou station
  • Nearest bus terminal : Luanping Bus Terminal
  • Nearest highway exit : Exit Jinshanling (Jincheng Expressway)
  • Website : –

Great Wall China of Jinshanling is a section of Great Wall of China located in Jinshanling area, Luanping County. The actual location is at Jinshanling, Luanping County, the Great Wall section in Jinshanling also serve as province border between Beijing and Hebei province.

Great Wall China of Jinshanling section were located north eastern side from downtown Beijing. It is reachable using the Jingcheng Expressway (Beijing-Chengde Expressway) for approximately 80 kilometers, or 2 hours drive.

Jinshanling section Great Wall of China is a section of Great Wall that stretch from West to East, it strect for a distance of approximately 10.5 kilometers long which contains 5 passes, 67 towers and 3 beacon towers. Some parts has been restored (western side) and some parts are still on original ruin condition (eastern side approaching to Simatai section).

Jinshanling section is a part of Great Wall a natural wonder of the world, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built since 214 BC from an order from Qin Shih Huanti the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty of China. The wall today is stretching for approximately 21196 kilometers long from Jade Gate (Yumen Pass) in the west to Shanhaiguan at the Bohai Sea.

Jinshanling section of Great Wall are connected to Gubeikou section in the west and Simatai section in the east. Unlike the Badaling section of Great Wall on the north-western Beijing, Jinshanling section are less crowded and less tourist trap.

Towers and structures at Jinshanling section of Great Wall :

  • Cable Car
  • East Beacon Tower
  • East Five Window Tower
  • Four Window Tower
  • General Tower
  • Houchuankou Pass
  • Large Jinshan Tower
  • Little Jinshan Tower
  • Longyukou Pass
  • Shalingkou Pass
  • Six Window Tower
  • Square Terrace
  • Taochunkou Pass
  • West Beacon Tower
  • West Five Window Tower
  • Zhuanduo Pass

Facilities :

  • Free Wifi in Great Wall section
  • Lodge
  • Parking Area
  • Restaurant
  • Souvenir Shop

Entrance fee :

  • Individual : RMB 55 (off peak season); RMB 65 (peak season)

For those who want to visit Great Wall China of Jinshanling public transportation, here are the tips :

Beijing – Capital Airport

  1. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  2. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  3. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  4. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Beijing – Nanyuan Airport

  1. From Nanyuan Airport alight the Airport bus directing to Xidan, alight at Xidan
  2. Enter the Xidan subway station, embark the Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Beijing – South Railway Station (Beijingnan)

  1. From Beijing South Railway Station subway station, embark the Beijing Subway Line 4 directing to Anheqiao, alight at Xidan subway station
  2. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Beijing – West Railway Station (Beijingxi)

  1. From Beijing West Railway Station subway station embark the Beijing Subway Line 9 directing to National Library, alight at Military Museum subway station
  2. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Guangzhou – Baiyun Airport

  1. From Baiyun International Airport embark the Guangzhou-Beijing flight (Air China / China Eastern / China Southern / Hainan Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Guangzhou – South Railway Station

  1. From South Railway Station embark the China Railway High-speed (CRH) railway directing to Beijing, alight at Beijing West Railway Station
  2. From Beijing West Railway Station subway station embark the Beijing Subway Line 9 directing to National Library, alight at Military Museum subway station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Shanghai – Honqiao Airport

  1. From Honqiao International Airport embark the Shanghai Hongqiao-Beijing flight (Air China / China Eastern / China Southern / Hainan Airlines / Juneyao Airlines / Shanghai Airlines / XiamenAir), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Shanghai – Pudong Airport

  1. From Pudong International Airport embark the Shanghai Pudong-Beijing flight (Air China / China Eastern / Hainan Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Shanghai – Honqiao Railway Station

  1. From Hongqiao Railway Station embark the China Railway High-speed (CRH) railway directing to Beijing, alight at Beijing South Railway Station
  2. From Beijing South Railway Station subway station, embark the Beijing Subway Line 4 directing to Anheqiao, alight at Xidan subway station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Shenyang

  1. From Taoxian International Airport embark the Shenyang-Beijing flight (Air China / China Southern), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Tianjin

  1. From Yujiapu Railway Station embark the China Railway High-speed (CRH) railway directing to Beijing, alight at Beijing South Railway Station
  2. From Beijing South Railway Station subway station, embark the Beijing Subway Line 4 directing to Anheqiao, alight at Xidan subway station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 1 directing to Sihui, alight at Tian’anmen East subway station, exit the subway station and walk to Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square

Xi’an

  1. From Xanyang International Airport embark the Xi’an-Beijing flight (Air China / China Eastern / China Southern / Hainan Airlines / Shenzhen Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Hong Kong

  1. From Hong Kong International Airport embark the Hong Kong-Beijing flight (Air China / Cathay Dragon / Cathay Pacific / China Southern / Hong Kong Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Jakarta (Indonesia)

  1. From Sukarno-Hatta International Airport embark the Jakarta-Beijing flight (Air China / Garuda Indonesia), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Macau

  1. From Macau International Airport embark the Macau-Beijing flight (Air Macau / Beijing Capital Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Pyongyang (DPR Korea)

  1. From Sunan International Airport embark the Pyongyang-Beijing flight (Air China / Air Koryo), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Seoul – Gimpo Airport (Republic of Korea)

  1. From Gimpo International Airport embark the Seoul Gimpo-Beijing flight (Air China / Asiana Airlines / China Southern / Korean Air), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Seoul – Incheon Airport (Republic of Korea)

  1. From Incheon International Airport embark the Seoul Incheon-Beijing flight (Air China / Asiana Airlines / China Southern / Korean Air), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Taipei (Taiwan)

  1. From Taoyuan International Airport embark the Taipei Taoyuan-Beijing flight (Air China / China Airlines / EVA Air / Hainan Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Tokyo – Haneda Airport (Japan)

  1. From Haneda International Airport embark the Tokyo Haneda-Beijing flight (Air China / All Nippon Airways / Hainan Airlines / Japan Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Tokyo – Narita Airport (Japan)

  1. From Narita International Airport embark the Tokyo Narita-Beijing flight (Air China / All Nippon Airways / China Eastern / Japan Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

  1. From Chinggis Khaan International Airport embark the Ulaanbaatar-Beijing flight (Air China / MIAT Mongolian), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai / Russia)

  1. From Vladivostok International Airport embark the Vladivostok-Beijing flight (Aurora / S7 Airlines), alight at Beijing-Capital Airport
  2. From Capital Airport embark the Airport express train directing to Dongzhimen Station, alight at Dongzhimen Station
  3. Transfer to Beijing Subway Line 13 directing to Xizhimen, alight at Wangjing West subway station
  4. Exit throught exit C or D and walk to Bus Station opposite the street, at the western section of the bus station embark the bus directing to Luanping, alight at Jinshanling Rest Area (Jincheng Expressway)
  5. From Jinshanling Rest Area you can embark free shuttle bus, taxi, or walk 6 Km to Jinshanling Great Wall – Western Gate

 

 

Public transportation serving Great Wall China of Jinshanling:

  • Bus Wangjing West – Jinshanling Great Wall (peak holiday season only)
  • Bus Wangjing West – Jinshanling Rest Area – Luanping (every 40 minutes)

Nearest point of interest :

  • Gubei Water Town
  • Gubeikou Section of Great Wall China
  • Simatai Fort
  • Simatai Section of Great Wall China
  • Yuanyang Lake

List of Hotels near to Great Wall China of Jinshanling:

  • Eight Banners Inn (Gubei Water Town)
  • Wangta Inn (Gubei Water Town)
  • Wuzhen Hui Butique Hotel (Gubei Water Town)
  • Yushe Hot Spring Hotel (Gubei Water Town)
  • Zhenshui Inn (Gubei Water Town)

Reference :

  • Google Earth
  • Google Maps
  • Google Street View
  • Wikimapia
  • Wikipedia
  • Wikitravel

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