Where the Great Wall ends in the ocean, Lao Long Tou, Shanhaiguan, China

The Great Wall is a Chinese fortification is the largest in size and human edifice built gradually in order to protect China from Mongol invasions and Turkish women. Its construction began in the 7th century. BC but the current form is due mainly to the Ming dynasty (late 14th c. to the 17th c. AD). The wall extends to a total length of 8,850 km. (Including the branches reaches 21 196 km.) And not built all at once but rather created by the union of several preexisting walls.

The Great Wall ends in the Ocean
The north end of the Great Wall of China in the East China Sea at dusk in Shanhaiguan, China – a place known as Old Dragon’s Head or Lao Long Tou.

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It is now one of China’s most important attractions, one of the seven wonders of the modern world and is included in the list of cultural heritage of UNESCO. But have you ever wondered which ends this impressive creation? The Great Wall seems to be lost in the mists of the horizon though (of course) ends somewhere. The point at which ends although impressive is the least photographed. Called “The head of the old Dragon” (Lao Long Tou) and ends at the sea Bohai. Beside even the end of the beach there is a pole of attraction of local and foreign to dive into the waters.

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