Beijing Classic Highlight TourThis Beijing Classic Day Tour includes Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace which are all among the must-see Beijing tourist attractions in your tarvel in Beijing.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 am. First visit Tiananmen Square (40 minutes), Tiananmen Square is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the biggest square in the world as well. The square can hold about one million people for public celebration or gatherings. On the west of Tiananmen Square it is the Great Hall of the People, the meeting place of national people's congress of the People's Republic of China. There are Monument to the People's Heroes and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum on the south. On the east of Tiananmen Square is The National Museum of China, and visiting the exhibition is like reading concise China General History.
Then move on to the Imperial Palace, also known as the "Forbidden City" (2 hours), the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history. The palace was built between 1406 and 1420, but was burnt down, rebuilt, sacked and renovated countless times, so most of the architecture you can see today dates from the 1700's and onwards.
Proceed to the Temple of Heaven (1.5 hours), the place where the Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. It is located in the southern part of Beijing, and had been one of the most holy places for the whole country for more than five centuries. It used as a complex of sacrificial buildings for the Ming and Qing emperors.
After lunch, visit the Summer Palace (2 hours), one of China's largest imperial garden. Summer Palace was originally a royal garden and a temporary dwelling palace for emperors of Qing Dynasty, Its predecessor was the Garden of Clear Ripples (Qingyiyuan) started in 1750 and burned down by the British and French allied troops in 1860. Fresh-water pearl market for a good bargain not to be missed. Back to your hotel.
|Travelling Party||Tour Cost Per Person|
|10 persons up||$64|
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