One third of China’s Great Wall is reportedly missing

Chinese Culture

Anyone who has visited the Great Wall of China remembers the structure as awe-inspiring, but there are parts of the structure that few ordinary visitors have seen and would imagine exist. Reports show the majority of the UNESCO world heritage site is in dire condition. Originally built to defend an empire, the Great Wall now needs someone to leap to its defense. CCTV’s Tao Yuan filed this report from the Beijing-Hebei border.

One third of China's Great Wall is reportedly missing

One third of China's Great Wall is reportedly missing

Anyone who has visited the Great Wall of China remembers the structure as awe-inspiring, but there are parts of the structure that few ordinary visitors have seen and would imagine exist. Reports show the majority of the UNESCO world heritage site is in dire condition. Originally built to defend an empire, the Great Wall now needs someone to leap to its defense.


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Victor Gao on China’s disappearing Great Wall
For more on the concern over the Great Wall of China’s, CCTV’s Mike Walter spoke with Victor Gao from Beijing about preserving the historical site.

Victor Gao on China’s disappearing Great Wall

Victor Gao on China’s disappearing Great Wall

For more on the concern over the Great Wall of China’s, CCTV’s Mike Walter spoke with Victor Gao from Beijing about preserving the historical site.