Great Wall of China

Glorious, gigantic gates

Restored ruins

Enormous, eternal

Architectural, ancient



Wide, weather-worn

Amazing angles

Looping around the border, a

Long lasting legend


One of the most famous structures on the earth is the Great Wall. The Great Wall was built on mountains. with bricks. The Great Wall of China was built to defend against enemies. It was used like a shield. They used wooden mallets to build the Great Wall. Qin Shi Huang Di was the first emperor that ordered the Great wall be built. It took 1,700 years to finish the wall. 3,000 people worked on the Great Wall. It was built on steep mountainsides. Many workers died while working on the Great Wall. It was a very dangerous job. 180,000 peasant soldiers were in command posts of Gansu. Then the Great Wall was in medieval phase. Fortresses were built to defend the towns. The Great Wall is one of the largest projects ever finished. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.