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Private Cultural Day Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride, Forbidden City and Lama Temple

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  • 8 hr

This amazing city tour of Beijing will take you to visit Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, experience real old Beijing culture in the Hutong as well as Tibetan Buddhist Lama Temple. Hotel transfer, entrance tickets, lunch are all included.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China

After picking you up from your centrally located hotel in Beijing around 8:30am, you will start your day trip by visiting Tian'anmen Square, the world’s largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures. Then, venture northward to the Tian’anmen Rostrum guarded by the enormous and portrait of Mao for all to see and what has universally been photographed all over the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Next, heading to the magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. You’ll spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace. The whole morning tour will be around 2 - 2.5 hours. 

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China

Drive to Hutong area, hop on a rickshaw and ride through the labyrinthine hutongs to explore the old streets of Beijing, meanwhile visit a traditional Beijing family, here offers you chance to a glimpse into local culture and daily life.

Afterwards, you will go to the Lama Temple, the most celebrated Buddhist temple in Beijing. It is one of the largest and most influential one in China, it became a lamasery in 1744 and is home to stunning Buddha sculptures, including one sculpture carved from a single piece of sandalwood that stands 18 meters above ground.

Return to your hotel by the end of the tour.

Duration: 2 hours