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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

Teahouses Tips (18)

Laoshe Tea House

This is the largest teahouse in Beijing. There is three levels and this is not only a tea house but it is also an opera and performance hall with regular shows. Unfortunately these shows are all in...
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blueskyjohn
Oct 23, 2015

Dashilar Tea House

Dashilar Tea House is owned and part of Zhangyiyuan Tea Company. While Zhangyiyuan has over 100 locations in Beijing alone, only one has a tea house. The tea house is located on the second floor...
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blueskyjohn
Sep 20, 2015

Prince Kung'Tea House

After enter the Prince Kung Mansion there is a tea through a gate on the left. The gate enters a courtyard and the tea house is on the right. This is a nicely decorated tea house but small. It's not...
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blueskyjohn
Sep 07, 2015

Cha Jia Fu Tea House

Also known as Family Fu's Tea House, this establishment is located in Hou Hai Park at the northwest corner of the lake. It is a little tricky to find as there is a lot of signage on a building near...
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blueskyjohn
Sep 06, 2015

Alice's Tea House

This is one difficult tea house to find. But it was part of the experience for me as I wandered around a Hutong looking for Alice's. Alice's is a small tea house with one or two tables. She caters...
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blueskyjohn
Aug 30, 2015

Oriental Zen Tea

This is a small tea house associated with Grandma's Private Home Cuisine. The owner's name is Jacky Li. He has a very interesting story. He was an advertising executive who is famous in that area some...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 13, 2015

Tang Ren Cha Dao Tea House

I love tea. Green, Oolong, Longjing, you name it, I'll try it. So while walking around Qian Hai and Hou Hai I saw this very nice tea house overlooking Qian Hai. It has great decor and friendly staff....
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blueskyjohn
Feb 13, 2015

Confucius Tea House

This was an extraordinary experience. I was short on time and could not go when they open at 12pm. They were nice enough to open early to accommodate me. I opted for a tea lesson of sorts and I was...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 13, 2015

Typical Beijing Tea Houses

As We all know, tea was invented in china in the ancient times when a chinese emperor has hot water taken of which tea leaves fell and when he tasted the brew, it became popular! we all know that this...
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machomikemd
Oct 16, 2014

Chinese Tea Drinking Traditions

Serving Tea: In China, serving tea from the host to his guest has lasted for over 1,000 years. While serving the tea, the host should extend his hands to hold the cup to show respect to his guest....
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ampraxu1
Feb 13, 2014

Visiting an authentic Chinese Tea House

This was one of our highlights but I am sorry to say that I can't remember the name of the place we went to. We learnt how to brew and drink various Chinese teas and out of 5 samples, I found the...
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Martialsk
Apr 02, 2012

New China Cuisine

If you are traveling to Beijing and want to combine both the traditional and new China, you cannot miss going to the Green Tea House Restaurant. Although I like the red lanterns and old architecture,...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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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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