Jinshanling Great Wall
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Situated at the border of Miyun County and Luanping County, the Jinshanling Great Wall is one of the most well-known sections of the Great Wall. It was built in 1368, under the supervision of Xu Da, a famous general of the Ming Dynasty. In 1567, it was rebuilt. With a length of approximately 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles), the Jinshanling Great Wall starts from Longyukou in the west and ends at Wangjing Tower in the east. It has 67 watchtowers, 2 beacon towers and 5 main passes. Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty.