12 Travel Destinations You MUST See before You Die

The Great Wall of China

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5. The Great Wall of China, China

The Great Wall of China is almost too big to comprehend. It is over 2,000 years old and more than 5,000 miles long, making it an integral piece of China’s history. The wall is made up of many different sections, each with their own story to tell. If you take a proper tour of the wall you will see many life sized terracotta statues that are individually numbered. It is estimated that inside the Great Wall of China there are around 8,000 of these statues earning them the name Terracotta Army.