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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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Lama Temple - Yonghegong Tips (67)

Lama Temple: A Sacred Destination

Lama Temple is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. Taking pictures are not allowed but I can’t resist taking shot of the Maitreya Buddha (60 ft)- amazingly...
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Jan 25, 2016

Lama Temple

Building work on the Yonghe or Lama Temple started in 1694 during the Qing Dynasty. It originally served as an official residence for court eunuchs then wasconverted into the court of the Prince Yong...
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Aug 06, 2015

the temple of the Tibetan form of Buddhism

It is the temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism located in the northeastern part of Beijing, China. Also known as the Yonghe temple. This Tibetanm Temple was built in 1694...
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Oct 13, 2014

Yonghegong Lama Temple

Speaking of the Lama Temple, it is an interesting thing. Originally it served as the former residence of Emperor Yong Zheng during the Qing Dynasty. In 1744, the temple was converted into a lamasery....
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Feb 17, 2014

Lama Temple

The Lama Temple is also known as Yong He Gong. It's a beautiful attraction located in the Dongcheng District. The temple dates back to the Qing Dynasty. The interior of the buildings is decorated with...
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Oct 13, 2013

Lama Temple

Active Tibetian temple in the middle of Beijing. A must see sight for a taste of Chinese culture. The Lama Temple is one of the few temples in China allowed to practice the Tibetan version of...
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Sep 05, 2013

Lama Tmple or Yong He Gong or Yonghe Lamasery

Yonghe Lamasery is this kind of places, which you should visit in Beijing, as this is similar to the other park complexes and at the same time it is very different. This is the buddhist monastery so...
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Sep 04, 2013

Yonghegong Lama Monastery

The YongHeGong Lama Temple is also known as the Palace of Peace and Harmony. YongHeGong is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. Work started on building...
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Jul 10, 2013

Biggest Buddha Ever!!!

I have seen some pretty big statues of Buddha in my time but nothing quite comes close to seeing a statue of Buddha thats almost four stories high. The Llama temple is a Buddhist paradise, from its...
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May 31, 2012

Lama Temple

This is a Tibetian Lamasary. This is a beautiful example of Chinese temple. You can see the Green, Gold, and Blue of the Red Pagoda's. It was built in 1694 and inside you can see an 18meter high budda...
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Apr 04, 2011


This old palace was built in 1694. It is the largest Buddhist temple in China. The Qing emperors housed high-ranking Lamas here from 1732 until 1911. Unscathed by the ravages of the Cultural...
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Jul 20, 2010

A famous temple in Beijing

Lama Temple is one of the famous Tibetan Buddhist temples. There are 3 archways and 5 main halls. You can visit the whole temple within 2 hours. Lama Temple is open between 9 am and 4 pm. The...
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Apr 08, 2010
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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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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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Getting to Beijing


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