Where the Great Wall of China Starts and Ends

We all know what is the great wall of china… but not all of us know where it starts and ends.
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications built through centuries and dynasties.
Each section differs in age and construction method, and they aren’t always connected.
So we have the great wall scattered throughout China with multiple start and end points.
We can chart the course of the main Great Wall line following Ming constructions which touches the most western and eastern point reaches by the wall.
The western terminus is located in Gansu province, the Jiayu Pass.
The part of the wall inside Shanhai Pass that meets the sea is named the “Old Dragon Head” and it’s considered the traditional end of the Great Wall and the “First Pass Under Heaven”.

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