| The Huangyaguan Great
Wall is 28 kilometers north of Ji county. Originally built in
Tianbao 7th of Beiqi (557 A D), the Huangyanguan was repaired
for the first time in Ming Dynasty with bricks and for the second
time in 1985. In 1986 it was listed as a key relics protection
target of Tianjin city. Now it is also chosen as a patriotic education
and national defense education base of Tianjin.
With various forms of water towers presented
along the walls, and the largest tower of the Great Wall "Phoenix
Tower" and the most unique "Baguaguan Castle", Huangyaguan Great
Wall is like a library of the Great Wall.
now 3025 meters of the Huangyaguan Great Wall, 20 water towers
and a water pass have been repaired. This section has several
Strong: With its walls and towers built
on mountain ridge with an average altitude of 738 meters, the
Huangyaguan is really overwhelming. To the east there is the cliff,
and the west, crags. It winds its way across mountains like a
dragon. Guarding a stronghold, it has been the north entrance
Dangerous: On the mountains with peaks
rising one higher than another, the Great wall jumps its way up
and down as a linkage between the cliff and crags. Since the mountain
is sloppy, the steps are very high. In some sections, it looks
like that the wall is running straight up or down. When you look
down, you will feel dizzy at the sight.
Beautiful: On Huangyaguan, you will be
able to enjoy both mountain scenery and waterfalls and springs.
Ancient: With a history of over 1400 years, the ancient
walls was first build in Beiqi, and reserved well until today.
In Ming Dynasty, it was added with walls made of bricks.
(Written by Little Rabbit, Photograph : Zhai Dongfeng)