Currency Guide - Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was built over 2,000 years ago, by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China during the Qin (Ch'in) Dynasty (221 B.C - 206 B.C.).

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is the world’s longest wall and biggest ancient architecture measuring over 8,800 kilometers . Contrary to common belief, the Great Wall of China cannot be seen from space with the naked eye, it can be only seen with an aid such as a telescope.

Over 10 million people visit the Great Wall of China every year. The most famous section of the Great Wall-Badaling, had been visited by over 300 heads of state and VIPs from around the world.

The most well known of all of the legends of The Great Wall of China is the story of “Men Jiangnu’s Bitter Weeping” whose husband died building the wall. Her weeping was so bitter that a section of the wall collapsed, revealing her husband’s bones so she could bury them.


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