Beijing to Shanghai Sights

Old Dragon Head (Lǎolóngtóu)

  • 1 Laolongtou Lu
  • Shanhaiguan
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

Legend has it that the Great Wall once extended into the Bohai Sea, ending with a giant carved dragon's head. Although the structure you see today was rebuilt in the 1980s, witnessing the waves smash against the massive base is a stirring sight. The admission price gets you into several rebuilt Ming Dynasty naval barracks, but you can just skip it altogether and head directly to the beach for the best photo ops.

Sight Information


1 Laolongtou Lu, Shanhaiguan, Hebei, 066200, China



Sight Details:

  • Y50
  • Daily 8–5

Published 02/08/2016


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