Picture of Watchtower at Simatai Great Wall

There are totally sixteen watchtowers at Simatai Great Wall section…

There are in total sixteen watchtowers set at intervals along Simatai Great Wall section and it will take about two hours to reach the twelfth watchtower. Beyond this point the condition of the stairs and walkways deteriorates and the passage becomes both steep and narrow which means that it is often safer to use the adjacent footpath rather than try to walk on the Wall itself. A flight of steep steps starting from the 14th tower leading to the 15th tower, Fairy Tower, is called Stairway to Heaven for its sharp ascending. Meanwhile a climb of this section could be an adventurous hiking and travelers are suggested to take security into consideration…

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