The Great Wall of China is counted among the seven wonders of the world;
Come know some interesting facts about this great wall:
It is estimated to occur during the Qin Dynasty in about 200 BC; This is why it is also known as a medieval surprise.
Qin Shi Huangdi, a ruler of China, wanted a long walled structure to work as a shield on the border, and hence the structure was later continued by various dynasties.
To make such a grand wall, the basic materials used were stone, brick, tamed earth and forest. Apart from this, soil was used to make plains, and even rice flour was used as brick binding agent.
With a width of 16 feet and 26 feet, and a never ending length of about 8,851 km, it is a great creativity, with a width of 20 feet and 16 feet above.
The Northwestern area of The Great Wall of China is severely affected by continuous erosion and it is estimated to disappear in the next 20 years.
Another interesting fact about China's Great Wall is that it is not entirely in dimensions as well. Some parts of it are so wide that you can also drive a car inside the wall.
With over 10 million visitors each year, China's Great Wall is one of the world's largest tourist attractions.
To be the most visited part of such a long wall, the section should be very special, such as the clouding area of the wall. It is very famous due to its easy access, comfortable walking conditions, excellent facilities, restaurants, and cable cars.
Genghis Khan, an emperor of the Mongol empire, invaded the Great Wall of China due to its structure and conquered most of northern China from 1211 to 1223.
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