2-hour Private Walking Tour either Temple of Heaven or Summer Palace

2-hour Private Walking Tour either Temple of Heaven or Summer Palace
Tours & Sightseeing > City Tours > City Tours
$26
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

Stroll around either one of those two historical complex, and learn about its architecture and spiritual symbolism culture with your knowledgeable guide on your pace in this 2-hour walking tour.

The Temple of Heaven is not only a temple for Imperial emperors prayed for bumper harvests, but also for Beijing’s senior citizens pratice their morning exercises, so It is also a little window to learn Chinese seniors retirement life.

The Summer Palace is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members~considered the best preserved Imperial Park.

Private guide, public transportation, entrance fees and hotel pickup are all included.

Meet your private guide in your hotel lobby at your requested time, and follow your guide take subway or publice bus to subway station to either Summer Palace or Temple of Heaven.

If you choose morning tour for Temple of Heaven, you will wonder around the temple’s beautiful park, and see Beijing’s seniors enjoying their morning activities, you are welcome to join them for dancing or Taichi playing, then you will visit the Emperors’ Changing Room after walk along Danbi Bridge (the temple’s main pathway), the Imperial Vault of Heaven, Echo Wall, and see the Circular Mound Altar, where sacrifices were offered to the gods.

If you take Summer Palace tour, you will feel stroll around in a lanscape garden with historical stories. Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites, originally named Qingyi Yuan or the Garden of Clear Ripples, was the first constructed in 1750. It was razed to the group by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860. The Government of Qing Dynasty rebuilt it in1886 with funds that it had misappropriated from the Imperial Navy and other sources then 2 years later, renamed as Yihe Yuan or the Garden of Health and Harmony, it was ravaged by the Allied Forces of the Eight Powers that invaded China in 1900.

Your tour concludes when your guide leaves you at the nearest subway station.

Stroll around either one of those two historical complex, and learn about its architecture and spiritual symbolism culture with your knowledgeable guide on your pace in this 2-hour walking tour.

The Temple of Heaven is not only a temple for Imperial emperors prayed for bumper harvests, but also for Beijing’s senior citizens pratice their morning exercises, so It is also a little window to learn Chinese seniors retirement life.

The Summer Palace is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members~considered the best preserved Imperial Park.

Private guide, public transportation, entrance fees and hotel pickup are all included.