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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
From $118.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Beijing

Ancient Observatory

The Beijing Ancient Observatory is built in 1442, and when you visit you wouldn't expect it to be so old, it is still in very good condition. Personally I enjoyed the eight rooftop instruments, like...
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aukjejetty
May 02, 2003

Dragons

China is known as the land of the Dragon, and the dragon has been synonymous with the Chinese for centuries, and carved Jade dragons have been found which are over 5000yrs oldThere is a new theory as...
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Pete.Gibson
Oct 30, 2005

National Agricultural Exhibition Center

This place is interesting if you're into agriculture - and at some point we all want to know how our 'made in China' food is produced. What you see first from the road is that white large building...
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picek
Nov 02, 2009

Yuanmingyuan

The park of Yuanmingyuan is not often visited by western tourists. Of the palace, which once stood here and resembled an European palace not much remains. But there are fields, trees and small lakes....
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nepalgoods
Jun 11, 2003

Soong Ching Ling's Former Residence

Soong Ching Ling has been married to Sun Yat-sen. She has also been Honorary Chairman of the People's Republic of China.The last years of her live she spent in this house like a prisoner. The house...
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nepalgoods
Jun 15, 2004

St Joseph's Church

St Joseph's Church is actually the first of Beijing's "attractions" that I visited during my stay there. This is probably because I stayed next to it. In fact I could see the backend of it from my...
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Paul2001
Dec 06, 2006
 
 
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Tiananman square is full of...

Tiananman square is full of students who wish to practice speaking English. They will come up to you and ask to show you the city in exchange for practice in english. Obviously one might want to use...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 12, 2002

China's little emperors

Since the One Child Policy the central government implemented in the 1980s, the "little emperor" phenomenon-- wherein parents pamper and dote on their only child-- has become very common in cities. I...
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leigh767
Sep 28, 2009

Snake and Chips anyone?

Actually there were no chips, But Snakes are eaten in China about 10000 tons a year and as a consequence the snake numbers have been steadily declining for years now.I had to choose mine from a basket...
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Pete.Gibson
Oct 30, 2005

Don't miss the Painted Lady @ Forbidden City!

While exploring the Northeast section of the Forbidden City, I wandered along a quiet avenue from the north tip to due south. On my left, down another alleyway, I peered a figure peering back at me....
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SandiM
Aug 16, 2008

the houses beside Forbidden city

well I actually find the houses beside the lake beside Forbidden City much nicer to look at and also more interesting compared to the Forbidden City which is so huge no doubt, but has repetitive...
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kenyneo
Jun 14, 2007

Sanlitun by day

To soak up the athmosphere of Beijing our teacher took us to a Sanlitun to show us the contrast between night and daytime. This place is a really popular family spot in summer but relatively quiet in...
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Oda_
Aug 01, 2006

Zhongshan Park

Located on the west side of the Forbidden City, was the site of the former Altar of Land and Grain. In memory of Dr Sun Zhongshan, the great chinese revolutionary forerunner, it is changed to his...
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cpim2004
Apr 30, 2005

Visit a hairdresser!

If you're staying in Beijing for a longer period, or if you have a little extra time – go and visit a hairdresser. Not to get a new hair-cut (that can be too adventurous), but to try how hair washing...
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agaiax
Sep 09, 2004

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Top Things to Do in Beijing

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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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Great Wall of China - Mutianyu

What a beautiful and amazing structure! The work awesome is overused today, but to stand on the Great Wall of China was definitely one of the high points of my various travels - Chair-lift up and...
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Summer Palace

From the name itself, this is also called the Royal Park; divided into four parts: the Court Area, Front Hill Area, Rear Hill Area and Lake Area. It’s a very large area and I suggest you to take...
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Temple of Heaven

Access to the Circular Mound Altar at the Temple of Heaven, you have to pass through a Lingxing Gate. There are 8 sets with three gates per set. When standing on the Circular Mound Altar, take notice...
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Tiananmen Square

This is, without any doubt, the visit numero uno and the first visit that all the tourists in Beijing make. It is like the Red Square in Moscow, or the Piazza San Marco in Venice, or the Puerta del...
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Great Wall of China - Badaling

We (Husband, 10 year old son and I) planned to visit China for a very long time with a sole goal to see the great wall of china. We finally managed this feat on Dec 26 2015 in peak winter. We...
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"The Northern Capital"
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"Beijing - Imperial Peking"
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"My wonderful Beijing"
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"Beijing: from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall"
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