Private one-day Tour I: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven
Tour Code: BJP-003
Tour Type: Private
Attraction: Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Temple of Heaven
1 Picking up travelers from hotel on departure time and then drive to the
to go around it. And then walk directly into the Forbidden City.
2 Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
the Forbidden City, The abode of 24 Ming and Qing emperors of the celestial Empire, the forbidden city is a fittingly awe-inspiring sight, Enclosed behind it's moat and 9.9m high walls are 980 buildings, vast courtyards and long corridors that occupy a total area of 720,000 square meters, It's alleged that as many as 1,000,000 workers and 100,000 artisans participated in the construction of this imperial palace, which began in 1406 and was completed in 1420 during the reign of Ming dynasty, the last emperor Puyi, left the Forbidden city in 1924,11 years after his abdication and the establishment of the Republic of China, after Puyi's departure, the Forbidden city, which had long been off-limits to most mortals, was opened to the public, Hence its current Chinese name, gugong bowuyuan, meaning "the palace Museum".
3 Before having lunch, travelers have 45 minutes to enjoy the Chinese traditional
Silk arts. It is well known that silk is discovered in China as one of the best materials for clothing – it has a look and feeling of richness that no other materials can match
4 Have traditional Chinese lunch at Yanyuan restaurant in Temple of Heaven.
served Ming and Qing dynasty emperors as a vast sacred space to perform ceremonial rites on behalf of the Chinese nation, the layout of the compound reflects its religious purpose and so adheres to geomantic precepts, for instance, the northern end of the park is curved while the southern end is square, reflecting the traditional Chinese conception of heaven as round and earth as square .likewise, the park gates are located at the four cardinal points.
Visit it for 2 hour.
6 At last, driving the travelers back to their hotel.