As we mentioned earlier, the Great Wall is actually a collection of walls. Hence, there are several sections of the Wall that can be visited. As a tourist, you can pick and choose which portion you would like to enjoy.
Here are some of the popular sections that you can consider:
This section is located 70 kilometres (43 miles) northeast of Beijing. This is one of the best-preserved section and one of the most visited ones.
This section is located in the mountainous area, 125 kilometres (78 miles) northeast of Beijing. This section was built by the Ming Dynasty in 1570 AD.
This is the most photogenic section. It has a unique style which has never been restored since its construction. If you want to enjoy the real rustic old style wall with steep mountains and beautiful valleys on all sides, then this is the portion to visit. It is located in the Huairou District, 73 kilometres (45 miles) north of Beijing.