Beacon Tower

The watchtower of Mutianyu Great Wall

Photo 1:Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing         Located in Huairou District of Beijing, the history of Mutianyu Great Wall’s construction can be traced back to the Northern and Southern Dynasties. Photo 2:A  Chess Match Drawing Between Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang and General Xu Da         Mutianyu Great Wall was bulit by General Xu Da under Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang in the Early Ming Dynasty, based on the

The Badaling Great Wall, Beijing

Figure 1:The Badaling Great Wall, Beijing Badaling is one of the Jundu mountain peaks, located in the south of Yanqing District in the northwest of Beijing, near Juyong Pass in the northwest of Nankou. The outer walls of Badaling Great are constructed with huge and regular stripstones, the average height is 7.8 meters and the width is 5.8-6.5 meters. There are brick-built parapets and crenels, and there are watchtowers and Beacon Towers every