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Private Beijing Walking Tour of the Forbidden City
"After picking you up from your hotel in Beijing meet your private guide and head to the Tian'anmen Square home to the National Museum of China. If there is anything you particularly want to see feel free to let your guide know. The best thing about having a private guide is that the tour can be tailored to the things that interest you the most.Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City a 250-acre complex of courtyards palaces pavilions and gardens
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Beijing One Day Coach Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall Plus Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square Including Lunch
"Your English-speaking guide and air-conditioned coach will come to pick you up at your Beijing downtown hotel between 7:00am and 8:00am and drive to Tiananmen Square for sightseeing. Only at here you can strongly feel you are at the political center of nowadays china. Tiananmen Square is the biggest city square in the world. Then proceed to visit the Forbidden City which is the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group and is former power center of Qing and Ming dynasty. Walk along the central axis of palaces from south to north for about 2 hours to appreciate this “Architecture Museum” After visiti you will have some time to have a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous Chinese handcraft and a blend of excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Great Wall which is a divide line between Agriculture Civilization and Nomads Civilization. We will visit the Mutianyu Great Wall which is one of the most famous and beautiful sections of China's Great Wall. It is sur you will pass by and have a distant view of both the “Bird's Nest"" and “Water Cube” (Beijing Olympic Stadium). After that you will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional tea ceremony  where you also experience Chinese Calligraphy for free. ""
From $45.00
 
Beijing Private Sightseeing Tour with Acrobatic Show
"Your guide will meet you in your hotel's lobby in Beijing at 8:30am.Exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tiananmen Square home to the National Museum of China the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the People's Heroes. Passing through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City a 250-acre complex of courtyards palaces pavilions and gardens which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years. The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing
From $81.00

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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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Aug 19, 2016

Tiananmen Square LED Screens

In 2009, to display a parade marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on 1 October 1949, authorities erected two 40 metres long by 5 metres high, extremely high...
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Apr 23, 2016

Access to Forbidden City

Entering the forbidden city is a sensation of "dèjá vu". The long wall with Meridian door, and Mao's picture is in everybody's memories. People flows inside as a river, only the immensity of Tiananmen...
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solopes
Mar 19, 2016

Tiananmen Square

Honestly, I don’t find anything odd about this place. It’s just a must-see in Beijing because of its history and nowadays, has been a site of a number of political events and student protests. It’s...
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theguardianangel
Jan 25, 2016

Tian'anmen Square

Tian'anmen Square is a very large public square named after the Tian'anmen gate which means the Gate of Heavenly Peace. One meaning of "Tian" is Heaven. "An" means Peace. "Men" means Gate. The Gate of...
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HulaJoy
Jan 25, 2016

Zhengyangmen - Gateway to Tiananmen Square

Zhengyangmen city wall means “Facing the Sun Gate” and was the most impressive of nine gates that were part of the inner city wall that separated Beijing’s imperial quarters in the Forbidden City from...
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blueskyjohn
Oct 01, 2015

Tiamenen Square

Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen gate or the gate of heavenly peace.The square contains the monuments to the heroes of the revolution,...
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apbeaches
Aug 06, 2015

Tiananmen Square

Most people know that Tiananmen Square, named after Tiananmen (the gate), in the heart of Beijing, is large but it is not until you visit it that you can truly appreciate how large it is. At 850m by...
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Dec 13, 2014

Tiananmen Square

the main square of the People's Republic where the Major Edifices of China is around it. This Square became infamous in 1989 due to the Tiananmen Protest and since then, there are many plain clothes...
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Oct 15, 2014

Tianamen Square

The security all around the huge square is naturally fairly tight which ensures everyone has to go through check points and have baggage scanned with airport type x ray type machines. There is no...
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PeterVancouver
Jul 14, 2014

Tiananmen Square

This huge square in the centre of Beijing is sombre, gray, filled with soldiers and stark Soviet Communist style buildings, and huge Communist style sculptures. It was teeming with life; people out...
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Jul 10, 2013

Tian'anmen Square

Everybody comes to Tian'anmen Square when visiting Beijing. This square is huge. The main attraction is the Tian'anmen Gate with the Mao's picture hanging on the outer wall. Then, it comes down with...
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Aug 02, 2012
 
 
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Great Hall of the People - Renmin Dahuitang

The Soviet style (and designed) Great Hall of the People lies to the west of Tiananmen Square. Given the sheer size the square the buildings in and around it look much smaller than they actually are....
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Monument of the People's Heroes

Located in the center of Tiananmen Square, this monument was built between 1949 and 1952, being completed on April 22, 1952. The monument is north of the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao. Four hundred...
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Working People's Cultural Palace

This unique shaped cypress can be seen in Workers Cultural Palace. There are many old trees in the park but this one has the special deer-shaped look. The Signboard was written as: " This cypress...
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Tiananmen Gate - Gate of Heavenly Peace

In your excitement about being in the world’s largest public square and making your way through Tiananmen (the gate) to enter the Forbidden City, you could be forgiven for missing these white marble...
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National Museum of China

We had a day to fill in Beijing and as the weather was very cold and smoggy, not at all good for outdoor sightseeing, the National Museum of China seemed a good choice. It was a bit difficult to find...
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Donghuamen Night Market

I love street vendors. I did not know about this area until I took a taxi to my hotel one night and drove past this line of vendors. To focus on the exotic or should I say the nightmarish, these...
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