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Overhanging Great Wall

Overhanging Great Wall lies 8km northwest from the Jiayuguan Fort in Gansu Province. It was first built in 1539 as an extended part of the Jiayuguan Pass. The wall has dwindled from its original length of 1.5 kilometers (0.93 miles) to its current 750 meters (2, 460 feet) due to destroy by frequent battles. The existing wall was rebuilt in 1987 with sidesteps added to allow visitors to climb the Wall.

The Great Wall likes a dragon winding its body on the ground with some parts flat as plain, while others steep as a precipice. It appears to hang over the cliff, so got its name. From the top of the Wall guests may get a bird's eye view of the desert expending to the far horizons.



 
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