"Just like a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus. Stretching 6,700km from east to west and with a history of more than 2,000 years, this marvel is the iconic landmark of China's long and varied history. Construction on the Wall began in the 7th century BC and continued until the 16th and 17th centuries. This series explores the history of 7 wonders of China. It follows the engineers and emperors behind the wonders, tracing their work and depicting the human stories behind their creations. It is a stunning celebration of man's ingenuity and resolve"--Distributor website.