The great wall of China is a monument that most wanted to see in China. The wall began to build in the III century BC the first Emperor of China Qin shihuang di. Wall then, of course, looked different, like most fortifications of the time, there was an earthwork.
The Chinese say that the construction of the wall, the Emperor had driven the people from all over the country and many of the builders perished. Legend has it that the corpses were rolled up in the Foundation wall. Our guide told us a legend about a girl whose fiance died on the construction of the wall. The girl was crying when she found out about the death of her lover, that part of the wall fell off.
Lev Gumilev in his book “History of Hun people” describes the creation of this defensive structure: “With enormous resources, Shih Huangdi decided to secure his Northern border, and undertook the construction of the great wall, separated China from the Eurasian steppes. Continue reading