The Great Wall

Brief description

In c. 220 B.C., under Qin Shi Huang, sections of earlier fortifications were joined together to form a united defence system against invasions from the north. Construction continued up to the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), when the Great Wall became the world’s largest military structure.

Unesco WHS list ref:  438

I visited a tiny part of this site during a work visit to China

From my collection

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Cards to swap

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I have many more spare cards of the Great Wall – scans will be added soon.

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