A Slow Odyssey – The Great Wall of China

A spectacular aerial journey following the world’s longest monument, The Great Wall. In slow-TV style, fly 2,500 kilometres along the wall, from the Yellow Sea to the Gobi Desert.

This epic adventure explores 20 location highlights of the UNESCO-world-heritage site, built by the Ming Dynasty between 1368 and 1644, starting at Old Dragon’s Head on the east coast and ending at the extraordinary Jaiyuguan Fortress – once the gateway into China from the ancient Silk Road trading route.

The full video is was only available via BBC iPlayer to UK viewers. Although we will try and point out any unofficial YouTube copies.


Video Length: 1:30:00