360,000 people participate in online crowdfunding for Great Wall protection; Xinhua

In less than three years, about 360,000 internet users have donated more than 45 million yuan (about $6.54 million) to renovate and repair the Great Wall through a crowdfunding campaign, the Beijing Daily reported Wednesday.

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How Many Chinese UNESCO World Heritage Sites Have You Visited?; Bridget O’Donnell; That’s Magazine

Take this quiz to find out!

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Smile! June 21 is National Selfie Day; Lynn Mitges; Calgary Herald

These are some of the top selfie spots in the world, including one with swimming pigs.

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What’s it like to walk the entire length of China’s Great Wall?; CNN

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China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years; For Immediate Release

China’s government has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next five years, according to the…

Source: China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years | World News | forimmediaterelease.net

A Slow Odyssey: The Great Wall of China; BBC

A flight following the world’s longest monument, from the Yellow Sea to the Gobi Desert.

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Drones increasingly used to protect Great Wall; Gu Liping; ECNS

Drones have been used for the first time to help protect the Great Wall in Yanqing District, Beijing.

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The Ultimate Great Wall of China Planning Guide; Corinne Vail; Reflections Enroute

The Great Wall in China is the perfect destination. Check out our planning guide to get the most out of your trip to the Great Wall of China.

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I trekked to the legendary Great Wall of China to see the 13,000-mile treasure for myself, and it’s even more incredible than I expected; Harrison Jacobs; Business Insider

The Great Wall may be one of the most iconic man-made structures in the world and is a must-see for most travelers. There are many places to see the 13,000+ mile long wall. I decided to visit a section called Mutianyu about 2 hours outside of Beijing.

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The Great Wall of China- 3 spectacular hiking spots; Gemma; Travelettes

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