1. China
  2. Beijing
  3. Forbidden City

Tiananmen, Forbidden City and Jingshan Park Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 350056
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Learn historic and cultural insights about some of Beijing's top attractions.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 4 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

Pickup from your hotel located inside the Third Ring Road.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the largest city square in the world, surrounded by iconic buildings
  • Access the Forbidden City's maze of buildings, bridges, halls and alleys with your guide
  • Climb up to Jingshan Park to take in views of the city
Full description
On this half-day guided tour, dive into the cultural history of Beijing as you visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park with an expert guide.

Start your tour at the largest square in the world in the center of Beijing city, which is surrounded by several iconic attractions like the Tiananmen Tower, the Monument to the People's Heroes, the Great Hall of the People, and Mao's Memorial Hall.

From here, access the Forbidden City, an imperial palace complex built over 700 years ago. Ming and Qing rulers once lived and ruled in opulence here. Explore its maze of buildings, bridges, halls and alleys as your guide points out the most important sights and paints a picture of life for those inside hundreds of years ago.

Finally, visit Jingshan Park, an artificial hill which was constructed from the soil excavated during the construction of the Forbidden City and nearby canals. Enjoy the view of the Forbidden City and local citizens doing their morning ritual exercises such as tai chi, dancing, and singing.
Includes
  • Professional and friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • Forbidden city and Jingshan park entrance tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup (unless option is selected)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at 8:00 AM in the lobby of the Beijing Hotel NUO Forbidden City, located close to Wangfujing Subway Station (33 Chang'an Avenue).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
Passport details must be given upon booking for your Forbidden City tickets to be purchased.

From US$ 88.73 per person

Organized by

Variarts Travel

Product ID: 350056