Although the Great Wall no longer serves as a defender for a human empire, the enormous structure is performing a new mission ¨C to protect the delicate flowers decorating the ancient wall. In Lilac Valley, all the flowers burst into full bloom, overflowing the valley with their fragrance. Badaling and the Water Gate Great Wall wind up to the north and east side of the valley, like stretched arms embracing Lilac Valley.
Address: West of old Qinglong Bridge station in Badaling town, Yanqing county
Opening hours: 8:00-16:30
Transportation: Route: Take bus 919 all the way to Badaling
Scenic spots: Relics of the Great Wall