The wall was built more than 2000 years ago by the first emperor of china Qin Shi Huangdi,this wall in chinese is called Wan-Li Qang-Qeng that in their language means long wall (about 20.000 km)
Why was it built?
The Chinese wall was built to defend the territory and for tourism.
It took 8 years of work to build it,the purpose of this wall was to protect the northern borders of the country and connect a series of fortresses, above it ran a road to send messengers in case of danger,to raise the allarms to get the troops to leave.
it was declared a Word Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987 and was included in the seven wonders in the modern word in 2007,it is also said that the chinese wall in the ancient times was called the wall of the ten thousand li.the wall of china extends into the mountains onìf northern china,wrapping oround the part of Beinjing.
Personally, the Chinese Wall is a great place to visit especially with family or friends.