|Nr. of travelers||1-9 pax|
|Mar. 2016 to Jan. 2017||49 USD|
Your best of Beijing group tour kick starts after much-needed breakfast, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and escort you to Tiananmen Square, also known as "Gate of Heavenly Peace." It's the center of Beijing and often touted as being the largest square in the world, measuring at 440,500 m2 to 880×500 m or 109 acres to 960×550 yds.
Along Tiananmen Square, you'll notice the hustling and bustling streets and skyline where China’s most alluring buildings posture, like the National Museum and National Theatre to just to name a few.
From here your best of Beijing group tour visits the Forbidden City, the palace made for Ming and Qing dynasties. It has a history of over 500 years. The Forbidden City was made from 1406 to 1420, consisting of 980 buildings and covering over 180 acres. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, a landmark officially appreciated by the United Nations. The Palace Museum took control over the Forbidden City in 1925, today it's considered the world's most visited art museum, pulling in 14.6-million annual visitors.
Hereafter, your best of Beijing group tour drives to the Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven is also listed as a World Cultural Heritage landmark. It was originally a temple complex that was constructed between 1406 to 1420 while Yongle Emperor ruled, he was also behind the engineering of the Forbidden City. The complex was extended and renamed Temple of Heaven during the reign of the Jiajing Emperor in the 16th century.
We then move on to Summer Palace, the most famous imperial gardens in China for Empress and Emperors in Qing Dynasty.
Its main attractions are Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, taking up about 2.9 square kilometers (1.1 sq mi), three-quarters of which is water.
Longevity Hill is about 60 metres (200 feet) high with an array of buildings plotted along its borders. The central Kunming Lake, covering 2.2 square kilometres (540 acres), is man-made. Summer Palace made the World Heritage List and is officially recognized by the United Nations as a global landmark. It's often viewed as a "masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design."
After touring Summer Palace your best of Beijing group tour packs up and is escorted back to your hotel.
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