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The Great Wall of China Facts

Section of the Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China


The Great Wall of China, constructed as we see it today mostly during the Ming Dynasty, has the distinction of being the longest man-made structure in the entire world, so the fact that it is China's largest tourist attraction is no surprise. The history of this awe-inspiring structure dates back to the Qin dynasty, when the very first walls were built. The length of the wall is what makes this truly one of the Seven Wonders of the Medieval World. Below we list some fascinating information about this wall including how long it actually is, who built it, and why?

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