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Mysterious Xiangshuihu Great Wall in Beijing

Everyone gets very familiar with Beijing Badaling, Mutianyu Great Wall and maybe Jinshanling Great Wall, but do not know Xiangshuihu Ancient Great Wall. For this Great Wall section, it still stored mysterious background and appearance.

Xiangshuihu Great Wall

Typical Layout of Xiangshuihu Great Wall
For tourists in Beijing, Xiangshuihu Great Wall is always appearing as surprise and mysterious. Located in the west side of Huairou District, Beijing Xiangshuihu Ancient Great Wall has a typical location with charming sceneries. As the important part of Xiangshuihu scenic area, the Xiangshuihu Great Wall is undoubtedly the most significant attraction for the tourists here. This Great Wall is located by a dam but it has been dried up for long years. Walking around, you could see the lush dense woods growing in the bottom of this dam. Compared to the surrounded green landscapes, the Great Wall showed more beautiful and fresh. Different season, this section will show different sceneries. In spring, it is best time to enjoy the colorful flowers. In summer, water and air is quite fresh here. When to the autumn, the whole mountain will be full of red leaves, fantastic. For the winter, tourists could enjoy the mountains cladding in silvery white. It is a popular and fantastic enjoyment to appreciate the snow landscape on Xiangshuihu Great Wall.

Legend of Xiangshuihu Great Wall
For visiting Beijing Xiangshuihu Great Wall, getting the background legend will be extremely an interesting thing. It is said that the Moshikou Barrie on the Xiangshuihu Great Wall is an important project in Ming Dynasty. There was a barbican entrance in the barrier and has dual switches. Moshikou Barrie was built in the year of 1404 getting famous for more than 59 years history. It plays a very important role as border fortress nearby Beijing Junction. On the half way of this Great Wall building, there is Lianyuan Cave and Tuteng Pavilion located adding many mysterious tastes to this area. The characters of Lian Yun Cave engraved in front of the hillside are of the supernatural workmanship. For the miracle is that there was a golden dragon engraved in the cave. About this dragon, there is a legend telling that this vigorous dragon protected the Xiangshuihu Lake and local people. So, during the tour, tourists could see the dragon statue to express the local people's worship and best wishes.

If you hold enough interests, you could have a visit, seize great chance!