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Private 4-Hour Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City - with unbiased reviews

Private 4-Hour Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

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US$ 90.00
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Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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This private half day tour starts in the morning or afternoon, your professional English speaking tour guide will meet you in your hotel and take the public transportation or walk to visit the biggest city center square in the world - Tiananmen Square then walk to the largest Imperial Palace to understand the emperors in the Ming & Qing Dynasty. You also can learn more Chinese history from your guide. Highlights: - Visit the biggest square in the world: Tiananmen square; - Efficient way to visit the Forbidden City beating the crowd; - See the valuable exhibits and visit less-know halls of the palace;
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    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
  • English-speaking tour guide service fee (4 hours)
  • Entrance Tickets to the Sights
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Transportation
  • Meals (lunch & dinner)
  • Gratuity (for good service)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please note: Forbidden City is closed every Monday, except the Chinese public holidays
  • Extra fee will be requested after 4 hours tour
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SheemaA wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
I had a 10 hour layover in Beijing last week. CatherineLu Tours made it possible for me to see the Mutianyu Great Wall within that time and be back for my flight. They were extremely prompt in their replies to my emails, answered all my questions, and gave explicit instructions
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Date of experience: November 2019
Richard wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour which was just long enough, but not too long to ingest all the knowledge that our tour guide Connie imparted on this. Connie's knowledge of Tiannneman Square, The Forbidden City and the associated elements around them really kept us interested
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Date of experience: October 2019
Adventurer816799 wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
We took three of the half-day walking tours with Tracey, who was amazing (Tiananmen & Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Temple of Heaven). Her English was great. She called us the evening before our first tour, picked us up at the hotel each morning, and provided us with the
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Date of experience: June 2019
Rachel wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
Joyce was a great tour guide: she picked me up at my hotel, and promptly made a reservation for Forbidden City so that we wouldn't miss it (warning: if you do an afternoon tour, maybe a good idea to tell them in advance if you want to do the forbidden city). She made negotiating
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Date of experience: June 2019
bheger1 wrote a review Mar 2019
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I usually book Catherine Lu Tours because I’m certain to get a great guide. The tour we had of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Mao Mausoleum was well explained by Jenny. It was a 4 hour tour, and was a fascinating tour. We skipped the long lines and went right into
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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