BJ-08(Museum is not open on Monday)
This 1-day tour gives everybody the opportunity to explore China’s beautiful capital city. The highlights include The National Museum The Qianmen Old Shopping Street, Hutongs nearby,Then Liulichang Antique Street to enjoying a walking tour with our experienced, friendly and fun tour guide.
Depart your hotel at 9am
Your exploration begins with a visit to the new National Museum which along the east side of the Tian’anmen Square.Reopened March 2011 after three years of expansion and renovation, the National Museum of China now houses an enormous collection of cultural and historical relics.
The building was completed in 1959 as one of the Ten Great Buildings celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. It complements the opposing Great Hall of the People that was built at the same time. The structure sits on 65,000 ㎡ and has a frontal length of 313 meters, a height of four stories totaling 40 meters, and a width of 149 meters.The front displays eleven square pillars at its center.
Then exploring the famous shopping street–Qianmen Steet and nearby street.It is a symbol of genuine local culture. It has many of China’s time-honored names.Qianmen Street has history of more than 570 years. It was called Zhengyangmen Street during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and finally named Qianmen Street in 1965.
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch
Contunue to walk throught the narrow Hutongs to Liulichang Culture Antique Street.Liulichang bear the appearance of a Qing Dynasty market street, is known throughout China and the world for its ancient books, calligraphy, paintings, rubbings, ink stones and ink,
Return to hotel around 5pm
DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel’s lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
It’s a heavy day with a lot of walking. So be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have a good sleep the day before
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
We offer the Authantic Chinese food in the local restaurant,if you have special request please tell us in advance
‘The quotated price is for a tour between 8 to 9 hours,additional hours are billed $15 per hour for the guide and $15 per hour for the driver.
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
There are two different quotations,please choose accordingly.
Museums in Beijing are not open on Monday
Discover Beijing Tours offer these services for free, let us know in advance if you need
Child safety seats
With All Shopping stops, Discover Beijing Tours have no commition with the sellers,please negociate price during the tour on your own(with our guide’s bargain suggestion)
In China,children’s discount are based on height,please let us know your children’s height,so we can give you the children’s discount accordingly
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Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver
Free time shopping along the shopping street
Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary