Juyongguan is a famous gate along the Great Wall. It is known as one of the three major gates of the Great Wall. It is built along the mountain and is very steep. On the tower of Juyongguan, there is a plaque of “天下第一雄关”, where people like to take photo. Moreover, the mountains are beautiful and the trees are layered on top of each other. The “Juyong Pinnacle” is also the famous scenery around the capital.
When visiting Juyongguan, most people focus on climbing the Great Wall and enjoying the scenery on the top of the mountain. You need to walk in the scenic area. It takes about three hours to climb to the highest point of the beacon tower. It requires a certain amount of physical strength. You must be psychologically prepared before playing the Juyonguan Great Wall.
To get to the scenic spot, you must first come to the Juyongguan Scenic Square at the foot of the mountain. There is a stone gate named Yuntai, which is a treasure of Tibetan Buddhist architecture with a white stone structure. Bodhisattva statues are carved on both walls of the internal passage of the Yuntai, which is beautiful and unique.
After purchasing tickets at the gate of Guancheng, you can enter the scenic spot. There are many cultural attractions in the scenic spot, which enshrine ancient celebrities and record the history of Juyongguan. There is also a small lake next to it, you can visit one by one. At the same time, you can admire the tall and majestic towers underneath the south and north gates of the scenic spot.
After visiting the tower, you can start the journey of climbing the Great Wall. It usually takes two to three hours to climb to the top beacon, which is a physical challenge. But after climbing to the top of the mountain, you can see the continuous green mountains in the distance, and the wide view is so refreshing. After climbing the Great Wall, you can choose to go back the same way, or you can go down the mountain from the other direction of the Great Wall and return to the scenic square.