Gubei Water Town is located at Gubeikou Twon in Miyun County. It leans against the most beautiful and steep Simatai Great wall and lays next to Yuanyan Lake. This place of interest is established based on five original villages, 430,000 square meters of which are courtyards with an elegant style of the Republic of China. Up to now, spots open to the public include the blocks of the Republic of China, the Water Street, Wolongbao Folk Culture Area, Tanghe Old Village Area and Accommodation Area and so on. Gubei Water Town is the best place to appreciate the best preserved Simatai Great Wall and experience folk culture at the foot of the Great Wall.
Simatai Great Wall is located in the north of Miyun County, 120 kilometers northeast of Beijing. It was first built during the Northern Qi Dynasty and rebuilt several times in the Ming Dynasty, this section keeps the originally features of the Ming Great Wall. It is one of the few sections to retain the original appearance of the Great Wall.
Simatai Great Walls known for its steepness, ingenuity and unique. Ingeniously conceived and uniquely designed, Simatai has different characteristics. Comparing with other sections of Great Wall. Simatai is densely dotted with beacon towers. Its structure is unique in that it contains single and double walls and assumes a trapezoidal shape. The watchtowers are round or ablate in shape and composed of two or three floors．Even the roofs of the tower are also diverse: some are flat, some look like the awning of a boat, and some are domical shapes.
In 1987, Simatai was acknowledged by UNESCO as one the World Heritage Sites. Visit Simatai Great Wall witness the magnificence this man-made masterpiece.