Those who are bravely traveling to Beijing to catch the Olympics and want to squeeze in some sight-seeing along the way will want to take note. Thanks to WildChina Blog for the updates:
1. The torch relay from August 5th(today!) to 8th will involve the China Millennium Monument(中华世纪坛), Temple of Heaven, the Badaling Great Wall, and Jinshan Park. During this time, sites will be closed partially or entirely, and trips there may be difficult.
2. Because of the Olympics biking competition, the Great Wall at Juyongguan and Badaling will be closed on the following days:
a) Juyongguan Great Wall will be closed from August 7th to 15th.
b) Badaling Great Wall will be closed on:
Aug 9-10th(entire day)
Aug 11th(10:00 -15:00)
Aug 13th(entire day)