For those, who want to combine business with pleasure - Qinhuangdao is also possible to get to the section of the Great Wall of China. It is called only as Dragon Head (Laolongtou), and as we remember, Mao zedong govarival: “Who has not been to the Great Wall - the one
not a man China did not see”.
And it's just a gift for tourists, who dream of the sea and relax (c Beidaikhe), and at the same time and on the cultural part to do everything - to visit the Great Wall of China. My ascent to Stan in part Mutyanyu, I have already covered, and now tell, as we did in Qinhuangdao.
From junction we went in the direction of, where it was stated Laoluntou. Many signs in Qinhuangdao and written in Russian, including. But they probably did Mr. Google, plus this font – the computer translated, and inserted.
At the corner there is a temple complex at the entrance and aunt tried to convince us, that the Great Wall is right there, we doubted, because the sign indicated on.
Tricky marketing ploy – the ticket in the NIH-drawn TOZÉ Great Wall, but after passing the entire complex to the head of a dragon, you just do not go out and have to pay an entrance fee to the wall separately. Good, that at the entrance to the complex was an honest student, which dispelled our doubts and told, that we must go further.
Entrance to the Great Wall stands 60 yuan. Tip: эta price not specified in spiske, there is recorded only price 120 yuan entrance fee plus a five-minute boat trip, which is not all that is needed.
On assurances Julia, boat trip is worth it, to ride.
So, Dragon Head – the last part of the Great Wall of China, was built in the Ming Dynasty. Construction was started in 1579 There was an officer Wenzhong. The wall goes into the sea at 22,4 m, its width 8,3 m, and the height 9,2 m. Restoration work on the subject held in 1987 year, of 9 layers of masonry, original stones can be seen on 4, 5 and 6 layer.
Someone may complain: Well look at these restored pieces of wall? – But it is worth a little deeper into the story and find out, that many of the cultural sites in China were destroyed 1900 , the united forces of the Army 8 Western States.
We walked through the park, previously there was strengthening, ground for exercises and training, prison and the Temple.
Temple also out into the sea, azh of celыh 124 meters and is called the temple of the Sea God. It aims to help mariners safely reach their destination.
More beach has a lot of shops with small souvenir of shells and all sorts of knick-knacks, may be interested to take home with them something to remember.
On the way to Guangzhou, we decided to take our time and have a meal in a restaurant with seafood, which is famous for Qinhuangdao. Scallops and octopus in a plate of seafood were strange, and in the afternoon we ran on the same bus, to have time to swim in the sea…