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Great Hall of the People Tours

Great Hall of the People
Sitting to the west of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the Great Hall of the People is where the National People’s Congress is held, along with other administrative, social, and ceremonial events. Built in just 10 months and completed in September 1959, the Great Hall is a grand and modern structure with a flat green and yellow roof. It’s divided into three wings, with the central one raised higher than the outer two.
Address: Renda Huitang W Rd, Xicheng, Beijing, China

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3-Hour Private Walking Tour to Gate of the Heavenly Peace and Others

3-Hour Private Walking Tour to Gate of the Heavenly Peace and Others

This 3-hour tour is perfect for people who want a in-depth tour in the the Tian'anmen Square area. Learn the fascinating history from your expert guide while exploring some of the most impressive landmarks, such as Monument of The People's Heroes, Old Beijing Railway Station, Qianmen or based on your interests. Choose to visit the National Museum of China, Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall, Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao's Memorial Hall or  Gate of the Heavenly Peace based on the attraction availability.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$88.00
Price varies by group size
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$88.00
Price varies by group size

Private All-Inclusive Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

Private All-Inclusive Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

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See three of the top attractions in and around Beijing with a guide on this full-day private tour to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Private transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off is included, as well as entrance fees, lunch, and a ticket for the round-trip cable car or toboggan ride at the Great Wall.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$202.00
Price varies by group size
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$202.00
Price varies by group size

Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City

Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City

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While on layover at Beijing Capital International Airport, let a personal guide show you the highlights around Beijing. Spend time exploring the UNESCO-listed Great Wall of China at Mutianyu and the Forbidden City. You'll also visit Tiananmen Square and eat a Chinese lunch. Round-trip airport transport by private vehicle is included on this full-day tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$208.00
Price varies by group size
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$208.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Self-Guided Audio Tour

Beijing Self-Guided Audio Tour

This is the Self-Guided Audio Tour of Beijing around Tiananmen Square. Be mesmerized by the sensational sights of Tiananmen Square. See where China’s great leader lies in state, other great works of Communist architecture, a distinctive performing arts center, and a highly unusual museum. Some of the locations you will have the opportunity to visit include: The Monument to the People’s Heroes The National Museum of China China Numismatic Museum Chang’ an Avenue The Forbidden City An unforgettable experience not to be missed. Also see remarkable gates, and the fascinating home of generations of Chinese royalty, with thousands of rooms. Your tour. Your way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.71
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$15.71
Taking safety measures

5-Hour Small Group Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Antiquarium

5-Hour Small Group Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Antiquarium

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Hear the stories behind Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square during a small-group walking tour in Beijing. After exploring the famous square, which is one of the world’s largest, you’ll make your way into the Forbidden City using a pre-booked ticket to avoid any long entrance lines. Explore all the key sites including the Imperial Garden, and discover fun facts about the Ming and Qing dynasties from your guide. Numbers are limited to just 12 people, and you can rest assured that no unwelcome factory or tourist shop visits are planned.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$58.00
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$58.00

Beijing Private City Tour by Subway, Rickshaw, and Foot

Beijing Private City Tour by Subway, Rickshaw, and Foot

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See Beijing city from three different perspective during a private sightseeing tour by subway, rickshaw, and on foot. Act like a local and take the subway to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang); see the sights at a leisurely pace during a stroll to the Forbidden City (Imperial City); and ride a rickshaw to Yinding Bridge, which links two scenic lakes.
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  • 6 hours
From
$97.34
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$97.34

Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City, Beijing Hutongs and Temple of Heaven

Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City, Beijing Hutongs and Temple of Heaven

If you already been to Great wall, then the private tour leading you to explore the City, you will visit Tiananmen square , Forbidden city , old Hutongs and Temple of Heaven , your knowledgeable guide will show your the Chinese culture and history , just enjoying the private city tour during your short layover.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.07
Price varies by group size
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$161.07
Price varies by group size

Forbidden City and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

Forbidden City and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

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Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car or public transport on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Beijing’s biggest attractions—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace—and stroll through historic hutong alleys. Upgrade for a comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
Price varies by group size
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$148.00
Price varies by group size

Capital Airport Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

Capital Airport Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

Due to wait at Beijing airport between flights? Then, make the most of your time with a private 8-hour tour of two Beijing must-sees. Stroll around Tiananmen Square and tour the Forbidden Palace, the 15th-century walled complex that was the preserve of China’s emperors. Admire the main halls and courtyards here before lunch at a Chinese restaurant and a return to the airport. Air-conditioned return transport, lunch, entrance fee, and private guide are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
Price varies by group size
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$150.00
Price varies by group size

Half Day Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City with Hotel Pickup

Half Day Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City with Hotel Pickup

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Discover several UNESCO-listed sites in Beijing in one day on this action-packed half-day walking tour. You won’t have to navigate your way into the city as hotel pickup is included. The tour will help you save time and see Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City in one day. All entrance fees are included so you’ll save time waiting in entrance crowds, and have more time to explore.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
Price varies by group size
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$96.00
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Private Day Trip: Discovery Beijing by Bullet Train from Tianjin

Private Day Trip: Discovery Beijing by Bullet Train from Tianjin

Catch the highlights of China's capital city Beijing, on this 8-hour private guided trip from Tianjin by bullet train. You'll visit the 3 world heritages in one day. Tiananmen square, the biggest city center square in the world, Forbidden city the imperial palace for the Ming and Qing dynasty, then Summer palace and lunch on Beijing cuisine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$268.00
Price varies by group size
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$268.00
Price varies by group size

Forbidden City Private Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

Forbidden City Private Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

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See the Chinese imperial palace used from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty up close on this private, 4-hour tour of the Forbidden City, including special skip-the-line access. Along the way, you’ll also get to see Tiananmen Square and Jinshan Park. Please be aware that this tour doesn’t include transportation to and from the attractions, but your private guide can help you get a taxi or other form of transport (own expense).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
Price varies by group size
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$82.00
Price varies by group size

Private Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Hutong by Public Transportation

Private Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Hutong by Public Transportation

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Let a private guide meet you at your Beijing hotel and accompany you on a full-day exploration of the city. Use public transportation, such as the subway or bus, to get to highlights including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Then explore the 'hutongs,' or historic alleys, with the option to rent a rickshaw for a ride.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
Price varies by group size
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$119.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private 2-Day Tour with Forbidden City and Great Wall

Beijing Private 2-Day Tour with Forbidden City and Great Wall

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The perfect mix of independent and all-inclusive, this jam-packed, two-day tour of Beijing’s top sights picks you up from your hotel each morning to tour China’s history-filled capital. Tick off all the city’s highlights, from a guided visit to the Forbidden City to a rickshaw tour of a traditional Hutong.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
Price varies by group size
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$375.00
Price varies by group size

Layover Beijing Night Tour With Private Guide and Driver

Layover Beijing Night Tour With Private Guide and Driver

Enjoying Beijing night tour with private guide and driver .We will make sure you can enjoy a safe tour with professional English interpretation both during driving and in attractions, and would not waste your time for parking. Rather than spending your layover in the airport, get out and go the must too see attractions in Beijing.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$138.67
Price varies by group size
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$138.67
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private Full-Day Tour from Datong by Bullet Train

Beijing Private Full-Day Tour from Datong by Bullet Train

Take one of most smooth and fastest bullet train to Beijing. This private day highlight tour will show you 3 most popular and must see attractions in Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. Private transfer, entrance fee, round way cable car or toboggan tickets on the Great Wall and lunch are inclusive. Come and enjoy this wonderful day trip to get to know some interesting stories about this amazing city.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$219.00
Price varies by group size
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$219.00
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Beijing English Tour Guide Private Service

Full-Day Beijing English Tour Guide Private Service

This is the local English speaking translater service. Hire a local English speaking translater for travalling or factory business visiting or even market shopping bargaining.You could choose wherever you want to visit in this 8 hours guide service tour.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
per group
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$180.00
per group

TaiQi Lesson in Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City Private Tour

TaiQi Lesson in Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City Private Tour

Practise Taiqi in the UNESCO heritage the Temple of Heaven and hear the stories behind Temple. Exploring the biggest city center square and the best preserved imperial palace in the world, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. This three sites are the 5A world heritages on the UNESCO in Beijing.  Includes admission fee of mentioned attractions, pick-up and transfer back to your hotel at the end.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.00
Price varies by group size
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$196.00
Price varies by group size

Mini Group Highlight Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Great Wall

Mini Group Highlight Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Great Wall

This small group (2 to 10 pax) day highlight tour will show you 3 most popular and must see attractions in Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall. Private transfer, entrance fee, round way cable car or toboggan tickets on the Great Wall and lunch are inclusive. Come and enjoy this wonderful day trip to get to know some interesting stories about this amazing city.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
Price varies by group size
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$148.00
Price varies by group size

Half Day Private Hutong Food Tour with Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

Half Day Private Hutong Food Tour with Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

This a private half-day walking tour to Beijing old Hutongs and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Beijing, where are the must see heritage attractions in Beijing. Start with a look at the monuments of Tiananmen Square, then tour the immense Forbidden City complex with your knowledgeable tour guide. And the end of the tour, you will taste many differents kind of local food in Beijing Hutong area. We also could help you to buy Forbidden City ticket in advance. The 4 differents starting time for every day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.00
Price varies by group size
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$116.00
Price varies by group size

Private Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Badaling Great Wall

Private Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Badaling Great Wall

This private day highlight tour will show you 3 UNESCO sites and must see attractions in Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Badaling Great Wall. Private transfer, entrance fee and lunch are inclusive. Come and enjoy this wonderful day trip to get to know some interesting stories about this amazing city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$193.00
Price varies by group size
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$193.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Half Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City with Peking Duck Lunch/Dinner

Half Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City with Peking Duck Lunch/Dinner

This a private half-day walking tour to UNESCO World Heritage sites Forbidden city in Beijing, where is the must see heritage attractions in Beijing. Start with a look at the monuments of Tiananmen Square, then tour the immense Forbidden City complex with your knowledgeable tour guide. And then enjoy a wounderful Peking duck lunch or dinner in the Hutongs area.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$16,900.00
Price varies by group size
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$16,900.00
Price varies by group size
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2-Day Private Tour of Forbidden City and Summer Palace

2-Day Private Tour of Forbidden City and Summer Palace

This tour includes the highlights of Beijing, with 4 world heritages, if you like history and look for classic travel route of Beijing, this tour is a smart choice. About 2000 years ago, the Great wall of china was built. The total length is over 20,000 km. It was built for Military defense. Great wall Mutianyu is one of the oldest parts, the mountain is 90% covered by trees, so the landscape is beautiful. It's closer and less crowded than Great wall Badaling, so you have time to leisurely wander on the wall. Summer Palace was rebuilt by Dowager Cixi in 1886 after burned by Anglo-French Allied Force.You will see a typical Chinese style garden inside, with plants, flowers, arch bridges and pavilions. Forbidden city has about 600 years history, lived by 24 emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasty. It's one of the best preserved imperial palaces in the world. Temple of Heaven is the symbol of Beijing. It's a temple that differs from religion temples, it's a place to worship Natural Gods.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$310.00
Price varies by group size
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$310.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Historical Day Tour of Mutianyu and the Forbidden City

Private Historical Day Tour of Mutianyu and the Forbidden City

This tour is for the ones who have a short time in Beijing. In one day you will see the most popular two places in Beijing. Forbidden city has about 600 years history, lived by 24 emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasty. It's called that because it was closed to outside world in the past hundred years, till the year 1925 when it started to open to the public. It's one of the best preserved imperial palace in the world. There are about 10,000 rooms, occupies 72 hectares (about 180- acres). You will be able to enjoy the highlights parts inside. The Great Wall of China was built 2000 years ago. The total length from Qin, Han and Ming dynasty is over 20,000 km. It was built for Military defense. Great wall Mutianyu is one of the oldest parts, the mountain there is 90% covered by trees, so the landscape is beautiful. You will easily get around with your experienced guide and driver. Please note that the Forbidden City closes in Mondays.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.00
Price varies by group size
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$220.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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