Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City& Jing Shan Park Tour (Duration: 8-12 Hours)

Tour Code:BTT-015

Tour Type:private Tour Guide & Private Vehicle

Price:From $60 p/p

Starting Date:every day (Forbidden City close on every Monday)

Special Experiences:Climbing up Jingshan Park gives you a bird’s eye view of the Forbidden City

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Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Tour&Jing Shan Park(Presenting attractions)

Tiananmen Square Brief Introduction

Tiananmen Square is located in the center of Beijing, 880 m long from south to north, 500 m wide from west to east. It is the world’s largest city square with an area of 440,000 m² and capable to hold 1 million people.

The square has recorded several significant events that happened in Chinese contemporary revolution history, including the May Fourth Movement in 1919, the Jan 29th Movement in 1935 and the May 20th Movement in 1947. After the establishment of New China, the square was widened by building Monument to the People’s Heroes in the center, Great Hall of the People in the west, Chinese Revolution Museum and Chinese History Museum in the east and Chairman Mao Memorial Hall in the south.

Forbidden City Brief Introduction

Forbidden City is the palace of ever 24 emperors as its householders in Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty, one of the largest and most majestic and best preserved imperial palaces in the world. Now it is called the Palace Museum. It is another must visit destination of Beijing tourists.

It is located in the middle of Beijing, 961m long from south to north, 753m wide from east to west with an area of 720,000㎡ containing 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms, surrounded by 10m high wall and also a 52m wide moat as the external protection. Four gates are set through the wall each side: Meridian Gate in the south, the Gate of Divine Might in the north, East Glorious Gate and West Glorious Gate (only the former two open to tourists). The architectural composition in the palace is based on the central axis which is in south- north direction and the buildings were constructed on the west and east side. The whole palace was divided into two parts then: the outer court and the inner court. In the outer court, the emperor handled political affairs, the morning assemblies were held every early morning and ceremonies were celebrated. The inner court was also called back palace, the residence of emperors, empresses and their families. Traditionally, it was said that there are 3000 beauties in the back palace serving for one emperor.

Jing Shan Park Introduction

Outside the Forbidden City located in the north. Jingshan Park covering 32.3 hectares, was Yuan, Ming and Qing three generations of the Royal Imperial garden. Jingshan high Junba, Weng Yu trees, magnificent scenery, take overlooking the city for Beijing, laid on the city landscape of the best in it. In more than 600 years ago in the Yuan Dynasty, there is a small hill, the name “Castle Peak,” said to the construction of the Ming Dynasty, the Forbidden City, in this stacking of coal, there was a “Meishan” commonly called. Ming Yongle years, the excavation of a moat to the accumulation of this soil, the soil piled a tall mountain, called “Long Live the Mountain”, also known as the “Town Hill.” Jingshan is one of the early Qing Dynasty renamed. The mountains of five pavilion for the Qianlong years to build. At that time, the mountain jungles Biri, deer crane flocks, vibrant, very natural Yequ. Bianzhi the foot of the mountain flowers, Ceriops tagal, “after the orchard,” said. Feudal emperors often to this flower, Xi Arrow, banquets, mountain view, is a beautiful Royal Garden.

Cheap Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City& Jing Shan Park (Presenting attractions) Tour
Detailed Itinerary

Our English speaking guide and driver will wait for you at meeting point at Starbucks Coffee(After customs of Starbucks)in Terminal 1、 Terminal 2、Terminal 3 of Beijing airport on time. Then drive to Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City. You will have (0.5 hour) at Tiananmen Square. Then visit Forbidden City (2-2.5 hours, you can decide to stay longer or shorter time) .Then take 2 minutes drive distance to Jing Shan Park(Presenting attractions) . Climbing up Jingshan Park gives you a bird’s eye view of the Forbidden City. A bird’s-eye view of the Forbidden City is hailed as another spectacle. At last ,tranfer you back to airport(1 hour).This tour is suitable for your arrival at Beijing airport at Beijing time before 8AM and departs at 7PM Beijing time or later. Our service is over. See you next time.

Price: from $60 p/p

Duration: 8—12 Hours

Starting Date: You Choose

Price

Your Tour Size Price for per person (PayPal transaction fee is included)
1 person USD230
2 persons USD125
3 persons USD120
4 persons USD100
5 persons USD85
6 persons USD80
7 persons USD75
8 persons USD70
9 persons USD65
10 persons or more USD60

Hotel

This itinerary does not include HOTEL.

Notes

  • $=U.S. dollar.
  • Please let us know your arrival and departure time so that we can check whether you can take this tour or not.
  • If you are a group of 10 or 10 people above, please contact us, we could give a very competitive discount.
  • Payment in advance, or you can pay cash to the tour guide when you aboard the vehicle.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
  • English-speaking tour guide and vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
  • Service charge & government taxes.
  • Free-bottled mineral water.
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.

Tour Exclusions

  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers.

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