One of the greatest manmade wonders in the world, the Great Wall of China is a must visit attraction for those heading to Beijing. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this magnificent creation covers a distance of 8,851.8 kms and has a rich and intriguing history that spans over 2000 years. One of the reasons it was constructed was so as to fend off invaders and those who walk along the wall will be greeted by breathtaking panoramic vistas. Among the sites of interest along the Great Wall of China include the West Pass and the North Pass. Those visiting China’s capital and in search of a luxurious Beijing hotel can stay at Grand Millennium Beijing. Offering some of the best Beijing hotel deals, this centrally located property makes a great base from which to set off on an excursion to the Great Wall of China.