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Royal Discovery of Forbidden City & Overlooking it from Royal Park at Jingshan

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What to Expect
This royal journey to the Forbidden City and Royal Park starts at 8:30 in the morning. You will be met by our guide in your hotel lobby by this time. Then board on our nice & air-conditioned vehicle to go to the Forbidden City.

Upon arrival, history telling first while standing in front of the magnificent Meridian Gate, which is the main entrance to the Forbidden City. Then follow the guide to go through the entrance with the pre-booked tickets. After you get into the Forbidden City, also called Palace Museum, you will be flooded by the tons of history from early Ming to Qing Dynasties (1420-1911). here is the place where 24 emperors lived, it occupies an area of 72 hectares, also divided into outer court-the emperors handled state affairs, giving audiences to his fellows, and inner court-where emperor and his empress, concubines, palace maids lived. There’re 18 major palaces/stops will be involved along the journey in the Forbidden City. In those palaces/stops, you will learn how emperors ascended the throne, where the imperial exams take place, how and where emperors keep the treasures gathered worldwide, where the thousands concubines lived and the wedding chamber where the emperor married, etc. Tons of history stories.

Besides, two more major stops will be arranged at the end of the tour: Wanchun(Ten thousands springs) Pavillion and Guilty Tree-where last Ming Emperor committed suicide by hang himself on this tree. At Wanchun Pavillion, you will get a fantastic bird’s eye view of massive golden palaces of the Forbidden City.

Your tour will be ended in about 5 hours visit at Royal Park. Then we will uber you back to the hotel. Lovely tour ends!

Things to Know:

Please Note: You MUST provide your passport names and numbers correctly upon booking. On the day of visit, Please have all the passports with you.

Here’s the list of palaces/stops during our visit:

1.The Meridian Gate(Wu men) "Painting and Calligraphy Gallery"

2. Hall of Martial Valor (Wuying dian) "Ceramics Gallery"

3. Hall of Literary Brilliance (Wenhua dian)

4.Gate of Supreme Harmony (Taihe men)

5.Hall of Supreme Harmony (Taihe dian)

6.Hall of Central Harmony (Zhonghe dian)

7.Hall of Preserving Harmony (Baohe dian)

8.Bird’s Eye View Point of Inner Palace and Marble Terrace

9.Palace of Heavenly Purity (Qianqing gong)

10.10 . Hall of Union and Peace (Jiaotai dian)

11.Palace of Earthly Tranquility (Kunning gong)

12.Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxin dian)

13.Area of Six Western Palaces

14.Imperial Garden (Yu huayuan)

15.Area of Six Eastern Palaces

16.9 Dragon Wall

17.Hall of Treasure Museum

18.Gate of Divine Prowess (Shenwu men)

19.Wanchun(ten-thousand springs) Pavilion (142-feet high hilltop, offers panoramic view of the Forbidden city)

20.Guilty Tree
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your Hotel in Beijing
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
5h
Return Details
Tour ends at royal park behind the Forbidden City, we will uber/taxi you back to the hotel.
Inclusions
  • Experienced English-Speaking tour guide
  • Hotel Pickup & Uber/Taxi Back
  • Local Taxes
Exclusions
  • Any Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply.
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Beijing Impression Tours
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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