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Beijing Gubei Water Town Admission Ticket
from US$25,06*
Beijing Gubei Water Town Admission Ticket
from US$25,06*
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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“night view”(5 reviews)
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Simatai villege, Gubeikou town, Beijing, China
+86 10 8100 9999
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Gubei Watertown was a fabulous way to spend 2 days next to the great wall. The whole place is well organized with free entertainment, lots of options for a wide range of food. Good shopping that shows Chinese cultural and food. Lots of walking available...More

Thank Marian B
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Replica of old town 100 km away from Beijing city centre. You can visit this place in early or late summer. I strongly recommend to go after 4 pm to this place. In this way you can see afternoon time and also night time. Night...More

Thank feridgunay
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This is a well made replica of an old town. Also it's right under the Great Wall section that's lit at night. There's a cable car to go to the Great Wall. If you buy the afternoon /night ticket is the best, you can tour...More

2  Thank 990keilal
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We took a guide who drove us from Beijing to Gubei and stayed with us for the day. We did it as a mid to late day event so we could see the town lit up at night. It is a beautiful small town away...More

Thank 243carissa
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a prison disguised as a pretty water town with access to The Great Wall - tourist trap! We knew this place was a newly built town all Disneyfied up but we thought it would give us easy access to a stunning area...More

5  Thank Aliceep1987
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We stayed for 2 nights at the Gubei water town. The night view at the water town was fantastic. Good for relaxation

Thank Monimoe68
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

There are several ways to visit the Great Wall of China and several different sites. This by far was the most family friendly site so far. This is a tourist town- made to look like an old town, but everything is very brand new. We...More

1  Thank PJChiang
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

¥45亿(45follows with 8zeros)investment and 4 years to build, just opened in 2014. Gubei Water Town is a huge hotspring resort. It’s built with some ancient Chinese southern water town look, and some western village elements. There r 5 starts hotels and small inns spreading in...More

Thank Soxblue
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Strongly recommend to stay for a night or two, so you can just relax and take time to climb the Great Wall during the day or at night. This town is beautifully designed with a historic flavor, very family friendly, with many choices of restaurants,...More

2  Thank saibitko
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place . A place that must be visited . Worth spending a day in water town . In particular late evening stay a fabulous experience

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3 November 2018|
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Response from Marian B | Reviewed this property |
If you go from the international airport it takes a couple of hours. Obviously different times of day traffic is busier. I would give yourself at least 3 hours to travel to be sure.
21 September 2018|
Response from Nextriplease11 | Reviewed this property |
There are many many choices for dinner and everything is very inexpensive. The yuan is .14 of a US dollar so a 100 yuan meal is only $14. We had some nice dinners with wine and fixings and it wasn’t more than $50 for two... More
19 September 2018|
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Response from Yoke Chong W | Reviewed this property |
Simatai is about 2hrs from Beijing. I am not sure about DiDi service but if there is, I am sure the fare is very high. It is only CNY48 by bus (non-stop express bus) from Beijing to GuBei WaterTown and stop right in front... More