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 Beijing City Tour of Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Yonghe Lama Temple

Pick you up at the hotel at 8:30am by private car and English-speaking tour guide.
Drive to visit Tiananmen Square, at the southern end of the square is Zhengyang Gate which was built in 1420 in the early Ming Dynasty. East of the square lies the National Museum of China (the Museum of Chinese History and the Museum of Chinese Revolution). West of the square is the Great Hall of People. Tiananmen Rostrum is located on the north the Tiananmen Square.
Walk through the gate under Tiananmen Rostrum, we will get to the Forbidden City. In the Ming Dynasty, the large-scale construction of the Forbidden City involved 100,000 artisans and one million civilians, the material came from all over the country. In 1992 Comments on Beijing attractions in World Travel Wonders, experts commented that the Forbidden City is the largest, best preserved palace complex remaining in the world.
Drive for about 15 minutes to get to the Yonghe Lama Temple, Yonghe means peace and harmony. The Yonghe Lama Temple is a monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism in Beijing, and it is one of the largest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. The structure of the Yong Hegong Lama Temple combined Han Chinese and Tibetan styles, it has a length of 480m from south to north, the Hall of the Heavenly Kings is the southern main hall, the Hall of Harmony and Peace is the most important building of the whole temple. The Hall of Everlasting Protection was the Qing Emperor Yongzheng's living quarters when he was a prince. The Hall of the Wheel of the Law functions as a place for reading scriptures and conducting religious ceremonies. The Pavilion of Ten Thousand Happinesses contains an 26m tall statue of the Maitreya Buddha carved from a single piece of White Sandalwood.
The go to the Temple of Heaven, the Temple of Heaven is located in the south of Beijing, it was used to pray for good harvests by emperors.
The special feature of the layout of the Temple of Heaven can be simply summarized as "one axle line, three altar walls, five groups of buildings, seven star stones, nine altar gates, square in the south and circular in the north, worship heaven at the open space in the forest".
Transfer back to the hotel around 5:30pm after whole day tour.

Meeting location: Your Hotel
Length:8 hours
Vehicle:Air-conditioned private car
Driver:Licensed & experienced driver
Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Price in US$
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Price Includes:  Air-conditioned car, Entrance fee for mentioned tourist sites, English-speaking tour guide, Lunch

Price Excludes:  Gratuities to guide and driver, Personal expense

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