Over-Tourism in the Chinese Wall

Limit the number of visitors in the Chinese Wall

The Chinese Wall is the most visited attraction in China and since it was named as one of the New Wonders of the World, the number of people who visit it year after year has grown in popularity.

Over-Tourism in the Chinese Wall
Over-Tourism in the Chinese Wall

Due to the large increase of daily visitors in the Badaling section, close to the city of Beigin it has been decided to restrict visits.

The local authorities have set at 65,000 daily visitors, starting this June 2019


Visitors Alert

For Over-Tourism in the Chinese Wall, In addition, a system of visitor alerts will be created to avoid congestion.

  • Yellow Alert – 39,000 visitors per day
  • Orange Alert- 52,000 visitors per day
  • Red Alert- 65,000 visitors per day
Over-Tourism in the Chinese Wall
Chinese Wall – Over-tourism

Online ticket sales systems were also created in the official pages. The tickets will bear the name of the visitors and are purchased individually.

The price of tickets varies according to the following scheme

  • Low Season: November 1 to March 31 – 35 Yuan
  • High Season: April 1 to October 31 – 40 Yuan

It is advisable to take your tickets online. In order to avoid problems with over-tourism such as in Venice, Barcelona or Santorini, it is convenient to visit other sections of the wall. Even there are some with little restoration

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