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Calligraphy Class close to the Forbidden City

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US$ 149.00
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What to Expect
Experience 2 Hours the imperial private Calligraphy Class. Savor a delightful Buddhist cuisine. Photo taken in Imperial Dragon and Phoenix Costumes with your calligraphy works . You can take your calligraphy art works home.Bring yourself here! Rice papers, ink brush are prepared.

This course is not only help you learn Chinese calligraphy, but also the wisdom of his ancients, Yin-yang theory to find your inner peace.

There is three steps to learn the Chinese culture & calligraphy :

Step 1 : Immersion
Standing exercise is the basic way to help you find your inner peace and get rid of impetuous. Follow my instruction, you will learn how to adjust your breath and feel warm energy running from the feet to your head.

Step 2. Correct posture for calligraphy practice
Your Art Teacher will teach you how to use writing brush, the correct posture for calligraphy and the basis stroke of calligraphy.

Step 3. practice
Your art Teacher will teach you Qin Dynasty Calligraphy (Zhuan Shu in Chinese) , from easy to difficult, from simple to complex, you will finish your own calligraphy work on a fancy paper. Admire your beautiful calligraphy works

The Schedule:10:00am-1:00pm, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Stop At:

• Hutong Calligraphy Class, 1F,Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Beijing. 50 Wangfujing Avenue, Beijing 100006 China

Sample Menu

• Dim Sum
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, 50 Wangfujing St, Wang Fu Jing, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006

Traveler pickup is offered
Your Centrally located Hotel in Beijing ( within 3rd ring road)
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Excellent English Calligraphy Master Teacher
  • 2 Hour Royal Calligraphy Class experience
  • Buddhist Cuisine
  • Rice Paper and Ink Brush
  • Taxi fare within 4th Ring Road (if the option is apply)
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Personal shopping expense
  • Taxi fare
  • Any other expenses that not listed as included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.


About the operator

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By: Hutong Calligraphy Class
125 reviews
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Bratsk, Russia
What a great experience!
it was such a good day and lesson. we got an amazing experience of drawing the Chinese character "dragon". it is
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Wonderful class
My husband and I took the summer palace calligraphy class with Richard Li. It was an amazing experience! Mr. Li
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Unexpected Discovery
During my stay for business reason, I came across his workshop. He took the time to explain me tons of things
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Try the Painting Class!
I work in Beijing, and when my family came to visit, I arranged a 3-hour painting class with Richard. Both my
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Fantastic introduction to Calligraphy
During our private class for two we was taught the basics about Calligraphy but also a deeper look into Chinese
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Brilliant Experience
The session was very educational, I didn’t realise how much of an art there is to Calligraphy until now. The
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Excellent calligraphy class!
During my stay in Beijing I was looking for somewhere that would offer me a deeper dive into Chinese culture and
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Nicole M
Awesome calligraphy class!
Richard was great during this class, teaching us how to hold the paint brush correctly and allowing us to practice
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A fantastic experience
A great class where you learn the basics and get to hear about the history of calligraphy by a truly deficated
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Outstanding class by an outstanding teacher
One of the highlights of my trip to Beijing. I highly recommend this place. It’s an excellent experience if you’re
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Austin, Texas
China for the UnOblivious
Why not break the well-worn path of hotel, restaurant, tour...copy past repeat and step outside your comfort zone
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Alla M
Hong Kong, China
Nice experience!
I booked calligraphy class for my kids 9 & 11 years old during our trip to Beijing. They enjoyed 2 hour session
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Leslie h
Great class
I was suppose to have a 1.5 hour class but since I was the only one I extended it another 1.5 hours. Richard was
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Great experience!
I really wanted to try Chinese calligraphy on my trip, and I loved this class! Richard was a very good teacher,
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charlotte T
Great experience!!
loved it ! The class is really informative and great fun. Chinese Calligraphy is beautiful and Richard is a great
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Key Details
  • Hutong Calligraphy Class
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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