Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) Tours

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang)
The Chairman Mao Memorial Hall houses the remains of one of China’s most influential men, Mao Zedong, who was chairman of the Communist Party from its inception in 1943 until his death in 1973. Located to the east of Tiananmen Square near the Monument to the People's Heroes, the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall is an important part of Beijing’s must-see tourist attractions.

The building itself is grandiose and imposing, featuring 44 granite posts and a yellow-glazed, double-eave roof. Inside, the body of the chairman lies draped in a Communist flag within a crystal cabinet, which is flanked by guards who keep the crowds moving. Security here is tight and bags and cameras will need to be dropped off to the east of the building before entry.

Practical Info

To Chairman Mao Memorial Hall is open from 7:30am until 1pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Guests should have a few spare Yen for baggage and camera storage and remember to take their passports.
Address: Tiananmen, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
Hours: Tue-Sun 7:30am-1pm
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Private All-Inclusive Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

See three of the top attractions in and around Beijing with a guide on this 8-hour 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.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Day Trip to Beijing from Shanghai by Air including Private Great Wall and Forbidden City Tour

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  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Coach Tour of Tian'anmen Square Forbidden City and Badaling Great Wall

Explore Beijing and its surroundings with a knowledgable guide on a full-day tour. Start with a city sightseeing tour that takes in Tiananmen Square landmarks such as Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum, and the impressive Forbidden City complex. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Great Wall of China at Badaling for a firsthand experience of this famous site. You’ll also stop for a tasty Chinese lunch and tour a jade factory and silk manufacturer before returning to your Beijing hotel at the end of the day.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Hutong by Public Transportation

Let a private guide meet you at your Beijing hotel and accompany you on a full-day exploration of the city. You'll 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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Beijing Forbidden City and Summer Palace Private Tour with Optional Peking Duck Lunch

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  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven in Beijing

Discover the magnificent monuments and cultural highlights of Beijing on a full-day private tour of the city. Accompanied by a knowledgeable private guide, visit impressive landmarks like Tiananmen Square and absorb the ancient majesty of UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites like the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City. Satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a locally prepared Chinese lunch and join locals in ancient customs like tai chi. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of a tailored itinerary and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Tour to Forbidden City with Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Spa and Hot Pot

While in China, go to Tiananmen Square to see the Forbidden City, and relax in a resort full of natural hot spring pools on this 8-hour tour. Round-trip transport and dinner are both included with this tour, so the details are easily planned out for you. Enjoy a hot pot dinner in Beijing’s Changping District after your Chunhuiyuan Resort hot springs visit.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Imperial Beijing Private Tour: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Jingshan Park with Lunch

Delve into the rich historical heritage of China’s capital city on a full-day sightseeing tour of Beijing. Accompanied by a private guide, discover legendary landmarks like the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square while gaining insight into the city’s past. Admire the verdant splendor of Jingshan Park; weave your way down narrow alleys know as ‘hutongs’; and take a rickshaw ride to a local home to indulge in a delicious Chinese meal. Receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour and enjoy a comprehensive experience of Beijing.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Beijing Bike Tour at Night

Explore the winding streets of Beijing on a 3-hour private bike tour with an experienced guide. Admire the illuminated city at night as you bike along Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Cycle down Nanluoguxiang Alley to see trendy shops built along Beijing’s ancient alleys, and enjoy the lush environment of Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park. Hear stories about Beijing's history and contemporary life from your informative guide, and enjoy frequent stops for photo ops. Your guide ensures a safe, fun and fascinating tour of Beijing by bike.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Beijing Day Trip by Air from Guangzhou

Enjoy a whistle-stop tour of the Chinese capital on this private full-day trip to Beijing from Guangzhou, including a choice of one-way or round-trip flights. After landing in Beijing, make a beeline for the city’s star attraction – the Great Wall of China. Discover the history of the UNESCO-listed World Wonder as you stroll along the Mutianyu section and take in the views from the watchtowers. Back in the city, walk around historic Tiananmen Square, explore the Imperial Palace Museum, then marvel over the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Beijing Private Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

Make the most of city sightseeing on this private 8-hour tour of Beijing, which includes a visit to must-see attractions like Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Your guide will provide in-depth information about each site's history and significance and will handle all transportation, planning, and logistics so you can just enjoy your trip.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Beijing Historical Tour including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Temple of Heaven

Immerse yourself in the beguiling city of Beijing during a full-day tour of the city’s most significant historical sites. Visit legendary landmarks like the Forbidden City; absorb the sacred ambience at the Temple of Heaven; and marvel at the structural beauty of Tian’anmen Square. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, delve into the rich history of the city and discover one of the oldest cultures on earth. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel is included on this tour.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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5-Hour Small Group Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Antiquarium

Hear the stories behind Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square during a 5-hour, 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 prebooked 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.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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