Located in Zijingguan village of Yi County in Hebei Province, about 135 kilometers northwest of Beijing. Zijingguan Great Wall Pass occupies an important strategic position with the Juma River flowing swiftly to the north. It lies at the foot of Wanren Mountain in the east and Xiniu Mountain in the west.
Together with Juyongguan Pass and Daomaguan Pass, it is famed as one of the 'Three Inside Passes'. Zijingguan Pass is comprised of nine city gates and four water gates. original measures 10,516 meters in length, some of walls is deformity now. Its layout and construction form a complicated trap, if the enemy fell into it and was unsure of the internal structure, they would be left at the mercy of the defenders. Zijingguan Pass is also considered one of the 'Eight Big Pass' of the Great Wall of China.
Great Wall at Zijingguan Pass has a long history. It was called Shanggu Pass in the Qin (221 BC - 206 BC) and Han (206 BC - 220) Dynasties when it was only a small city built from stones mixed with earth. During the Northern Wei Dynasty (386 - 534), it was renamed Zizhuang Pass. The present name 'Zijing' - Chinese redbud - was given in the Jin (265 - 420) and Yuan (1271 - 1368) Dynasties, because at that time, there were large amounts of Chinese redbud blooming all over the mountains.
Zijingguan Travel Tips
Open time: Daily, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Admission: гд20 yuan / adult
гд10 yuan / child
Address: Yi County, Hebei Province
Weather: Spring(52F-40F), Summer(73F-53F)
Zijingguan Great Wall Travels
Private tours to the Zijingguan Pass is designed for the natural and cultural lovers, who are looking forward to explore the unrepaired great wall with natural scenery. We provide comfortable car and experienced driver, tickets, Chinese Lunch, Hiking the original section with our warm hearted speaking guide.
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