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Private Custom City Sightseeing and Shopping Tour of Beijing
"The tour starts with a pick up from your hotel in Beijing. Your exact itinerary is flexible so you can customize your tour based on your preferences. If there’s something you want to see more or less of simply let your guide know. Your professional guide will make all the sites you want to go in order as long as time allows and make an ideal itinerary for you.The city sites you can choose include:Tian'anmen square and Forbidden City --recomm please add the sites in the 'Special requirement' box when you make the booking. After the historical sightseeing you will have a Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Then you will start your exciting shopping tour in the afternoon. When making your booking please provide your shopping interests in the 'Special requirement' box. Your guide will recommend the right s your guide and private vehicle will drop you off at your hotel or site you want to go in the city."""
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Private Tour: Panda House Visit And Cruise To The Summer Palace With Imperial Dinner
"Meet your guide in your hotel lobby around noon time (12:30pm) and head to the Panda House of the Beijing Zoo to visit the lovely pandas. Next take a short drive to the Imperial Dock in the Purple Bamboo Park. Take a scenic 40-minute cruise from Zizhuyuan Park to the South Gate of the Summer Palace on a boat that was once used exclusively by the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowager Cixi. Pass many including the working and living quarters of the emperor; the Long Corridor the longest covered walkway in the world with 14000 exquisitely painted pictures; Longevity Hill the best place to have a panoramic view of the Summer Palace; Marble Boat the iconic building of the Summer Palace which used to represent the stability and eternity of the Qing Dynasty; and Suzhou Street
From $118.00
 
Beijing Private Culture Experience With Lunch Inclusive
"Temple of HeavenPick up at 8:30am from your hotel to visit the Temple of Heaven where the Ming and Qing emperors performed their ritual ceremonies. The best time to visit it is in the morning to see the local seniors exercising practicing Tai Chi playing Shuttlecock doing ground calligraphy as well as singing and dancing.Liulichang StreetYou can visit Liulichang Culture Street which is known throughout China and the world for its ancient books calligraphy paintings brushes
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Summer Palace Tips (11)

Summer Palace - A Beautiful Gate

In China, there are many beautiful gates built, many destroyed and rebuilt. This is one of my favorite gate located at the foot of Longevity Hill and overlooks Kunming Lake. It is a symbol of era gone...
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SLLiew
Oct 12, 2006

Map of Summer Palace

The palace is impressive!!! It's huge and beautiful. I even heard a rumor that the lake and the hill are man-made. I have not done any reseach/reading to prove the rumor. If it is true, this fact adds...
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blue_sky04
Dec 09, 2005

Summer Palace

Another attraction that is recommended is the Summer Palace. Since the hotel could only offer a guided tour which included 3 other attractions in addition to the Summer Palace, we went there on our...
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Gard
Apr 20, 2003

Summer palace

The summer palace is set in a beautiful location, on the slope of a hill next to a superb lake surrounded by a lush vegetation. What makes it all the more impressive, and typical of China's...
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extrajoce
Jan 15, 2003

Summer Palace

Located in Haidian District, the Summer Palace is a classical imperial garden embracing hills and lakes. This was the place where the imperial families of the Qing Dynasty came for relaxation and...
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sunnywong
Nov 23, 2002

Summer Palace . The Summer...

Summer Palace . The Summer Palace, located ten kilometers to the northwest of Beijing, used to be a summer residence of Qing Dynasty emperors and is now a public park. It is an imperial garden known...
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ErnieGal
Aug 24, 2002

Yi-He-Yuan (The Summer Palace)...

Yi-He-Yuan (The Summer Palace) The best kept existing imperial garden. The Kunming lake occupies most of the entire park, with the famous 17-Arch Bridge (I couldn't count 17 anyway). The palace is...
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vigi
Aug 24, 2002

visit the summer home of the...

visit the summer home of the Qing emperors - the SUMMER PALACE (so aptly named) or in Chinese, 'Yi He Yuan'. This is one of Beijing's finest sights and believe me, it is immensely huge. This site had...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002

The place I liked the most in...

The place I liked the most in Beijing was the Summer Palace. From all the big attractions with horrendous entry-prizes (35 Yuen! :-P ), it was really the most worth-while. The 'Summer Palace' is...
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Natrix
Aug 24, 2002

Summer Palace.<br/>A steamboat is...

Summer Palace.A steamboat is lying peacefully on the bank of Kunming Lake.It is a Qing Dynasty relic.
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jeanx58
Aug 24, 2002

tour the Summer Palace. <br/>The...

tour the Summer Palace. The Summer Palace was built for Empress Dowager and represents the best views of different parts of the country.
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eho
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Beijing

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Beihai Park

Beihai park is a great place to relax, enjoy beauty around . And if you want to escpe from crowded and loud Beijing, you should go here! It's opposite to the Forbidden city (exit) . Cost (in Augut...
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Church of the Saviour - North Church - XiShiKu Church

Not too sure about the spelling there, but it should come out to something like that. This church, a little bit west of Beihai Park, is one of the most beautiful in Beijing. During certain times, you...
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Jingshan Park

Jingshan Park is directly north of Forbidden Palace. Most people visit the park in early mornings and day time. However, i recommend taking some time to visit the park in the evening as well. A lot...
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Forbidden City - The Palace Museum

Not being someone who is that keen on ancient buildings and who much prefers modern history, this place did virtually nothing for me. I was told by the hotel reception that I must go and would enjoy...
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Back Lakes - Hou Hai

Shichahai is comprised of three lakes, Qianhai, Houhai and Xihai. Situated just above Beihai Park, there are many restaurants and bars along a quiet roads that run around the lake. Along the lake you...
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Nanluoguxiang

This is the street and area to stay if you are on a budget in Beijing. I liked the street, it is located in an old area of Beijing. You have everything there, hostels at affordable prices in...
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