Visitable Great Wall of China locations - Photo Tour(s) :
This Satellite Image clearly depicts China and East Asia. Super-imposed is a schematic of the location and path of the Great Wall of China as constructed during the reign of the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD - 1644 AD). Countries and area's included are Mongolia, Inner Mongolia and parts of North-, Eastern- and Western China. For your reference the Map further includes the location of National Borders, major Cities with their Provinces and the location of passes on the Great Wall.
JiaYuguan Fortress at the Pass of the same name is considered the Ultimate Terminus of the Great Wall in Gansu Province in the West. There is however more to the West of JiaYuGuan. The Path of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty tracks further by way of Fire Beacons all the way to Dunhuang and even beyond. Some 120 Kilometers North-West of Dunhuang along what used to be the glacial Tumen River lies the Jade Gate Pass (YuMen), today the official End of the Great Wall of China of the Han Dynasty. Rumor holds it that the actual Han and Tang Dynasty wall extended as far west as the southern shore of Lop Nor, the wandering Lake, however
The China Report
Satellite Image Schematic Map of Great Wall of China location explained
Yanguan - Sun Gate Pass -->
YuMen Guan - Jade Gate Pass
Zhangjiakou (Kalgan) Pass
Yang Guan Pass(es)
JiYunGuan Pass (Badaling)
A map of a Section of the Northern Half of Beijing Municipality with locations of the Great Wall of China near Beijing
today there is little evidence of that. Other additional sections can be found within Qinghai Province, near Xining.
Coastline where the Great Wall meets the Bohai Sea.
Shanhai Pass (Shanhai Guan), its Gate and garrison Fortress City are together also know as "The First Pass under Heaven" and are part of the Inner Defensive Layer of the Great Wall of China. The Final Stretch and End-Point of this now restored section of the Great Wall at the sea-side is known as Laolongtou - Old Dragon's Head since in the far past the end of the Great Wall overlooking the sea was decorated with a large stone Dragon Head.