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The Enchanting Great Wall Of China

The Great Wall of China is arguably the most visited tourist attraction in mainland China. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a long stretch of walls that crosses through deserts, grasslands, plateaus, and mountains. Built originally to prevent invasion more than 2,000 years ago, the Great Wall of China is an iconic spot that echoes the country’s prolific history that transcends to the present times. History The Great Wall of China’s history can be traced during the time of three great dynasties. In the year 770 – 221 B.C., during the Warring States Period of the Zhou Dynasty, state overlords started to build walls in order to protect their respective areas. It was during the Qin Dynasty when its first Emperor linked the different sections ...

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