Forbidden City

Full-Day Tour of the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven

Product ID: 16760

From US$140 per person

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Key Details
9 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Chinese, English

Pick-up service

The lobby of your hotel at approximately 8:00 AM

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What You'll Do
  • Walk the grounds of Beijing’s legendary Forbidden City
  • Visit the astonishing Temple of Heaven
  • Browse the treasures and antiques of the Imperial Palace Museum
  • Learn about the history of Imperial China from your expert guide
  • Savor a traditional Chinese lunch
Discover two of the most impressive sites in Beijing on this full-day tour of the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Admire impressive Tiananmen Square, and marvel at treasures of Chinese history displayed at the Imperial Palace Museum.
What to Expect
See two classic Beijing sights on this full-day sightseeing tour of the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Along the way, take in a scenic bus ride and enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch.

From Tiananmen Square, enter the gates of the Forbidden City, China's largest and most significant ancient palace. The Forbidden City served as the imperial residence for 24 emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The palace covers an area of over 2,350,000 square feet. Its 9,999 rooms stand behind ten-foot-high walls, reinforced by a massive moat and observation towers. Today the Forbidden City serves as the Imperial Palace Museum, and the history of every dynasty is represented in its four awe-inspiring palatial halls.

After an appetizing lunch, continue to the most holy imperial temple in Beijing, the Temple of Heaven. Constructed in the 15th century, the Temple of Heaven is a masterpiece of landscape and architectural design which illustrates the spiritual evolution of one of the world's great civilizations.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Transportation
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • All applicable admission and ticket fees
  • Lunch
What's Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Pick-up and drop-off service is provided to most central Beijing hotels. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
At least 2 adults are required for this tour.
In order to book a child price, the child must be accompanied by 2 adults. Child admission price is limited to ages 2 ̶ 11.

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Product ID: 16760