Visit the Great Wall of China

A fascinating visit to the breathtaking Great Wall in Beijing.

Duration : 60 mins     Max Size : 50     Destination : China  

Category : World Heritage Sites     Recommended For : Schools

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Take a walking tour of the magnificent Great Wall of China and learn why it rightfully finds its place amongst the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World.

With some sections dating back two thousand years, the imposing wall is actually a series of walls that were built across the northern borders of Imperial China as a form of defence against various nomadic groups from the Eurasian Steppe. Besides protecting the nation, other purposes of the wall included border controls, allowing the imposition of duties on goods transported along the Silk Road and regulation of trade.

Some of the walls were built as early as the 7th century BC, with selective stretches later joined together by Qin Shi Huang (220–206 BC), the first emperor of China. Little of the Qin wall remains today. Later on, many successive dynasties have built and maintained multiple stretches of border walls, including the Ming dynasty.

While the Great Wall can be visited in 15 Chinese provinces and autonomous regions, the best place to visit it is in Beijing.

As children take a walk along a section of the wall with our subject matter expert and guide, they will get an insight into its inspiring history.

Your Presenter

  Liu Ping

Liu Ping reflects the true spirit of China's dynamic growth as someone who worked in phosphorous mines as a teenager and then educated herself to become a teacher, an english language interpreter and eventually an entrepreneur. A global speaker, Liu is passionate about showcasing the real China to the rest of the world. Liu lives in Beijing and is the author of 'My Chinese Dream-From Red Guards to CEO'.

How it works

Once you book this experience, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to join the session.  Children and teachers can log in from their individual classes or congregate in one single class/hall and access the tour via the link provided.

What you need

You will need a stable internet connection and a mobile device (ideally a desktop or laptop) to stream the session.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel and obtain a full refund for this session until 5 days before the date of the first session.

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