Visiting the Beijing museums is a must during your stay in Beijing. It is the best way to better understand the dynastic histories, splendid cultures and super-modern future of Beijing. Taking this Beijing Museum Day Tour by subway to visit the Palace Museum (the Forbidden City), Beijing Capital Museum, National Museum of China, Shijia Hutong Museum. Travel with our English speaking tour guide to better explore the Capital city up closely and personally.
Duration: 6-8 hours
Palace Museum, Beijing Capital Museum, National Museum of China, Shijia Hutong Museum
Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station
Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station
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Pick up service is arranged at Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station, you will find a welcome sign "Beijing Private Tour". Beijing Museum Tour by subway includes following activities:
Our guide will take you to explore Beijing city by subway. The first stop for the tour is The Palace Museum, as for tourist attractions in Beijing, the Palace Museum shall always be the first to pick. It was known as the Forbidden City, the imperial palace in both the Qing and Ming Dynasties, and the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palace complex in the world, covering 720,000 square meters, including 9,000 rooms in wooden structures with yellow glazed tile roofs and green-white marble base decorated with resplendent paintings.
Next, you will visit Beijing Capital Museum. The museum has a collection of more than 340,000 items of cultural relics and objects, of which there are 1,793 pieces of first-class cultural relics, 250 pieces of large weapons and equipment, over 1,600 pieces of artwork, and 2,551 gifts from foreign military exchange. Major historical and cultural relics include the gilt bronze crossbow mechanism, the anchor of Ironclad Zhenyuan, Ye Ting’s sword, type 38 rifle and the first tank of PLA.
Afterwards, visit the National Museum of China. It is a comprehensive museum with functions of collection, exhibition, research, archeology, public education and cultural communication directly under the China’s Ministry of Culture. With more than 1 million objects and 48 exhibition halls, it is the largest single building in the world with the richest collection of Chinese cultural relics and among the most popular museums in the world.
At last, our guide will bring you to old part of Beijing. By this tour, you will visit Beijing Shijia Hutong Museum. It is the first museum themed on one specific Hutong. It is located at the courtyard No. 24 of Shijia Hutong, Dongcheng District. The museum is a community museum to document Shijia Hutong's history and culture, and enhance the quality of local community life. The museum maintains the former structure of the courtyard, housing 10 gallery rooms and one multifunction hall used for interactive events such as lectures. It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday and is free to the public.
After the tour, our guide will accompany you back to your Beijing hotel or Beijing train station.
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Duration：7 - 8 hours
Attractions(Cities)：Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Tour Style：Immerse yourself in the Historic city of Beijing during a full-day tour of the city’s most significant historical sites: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tian’anmen Square and the Summer Palace. The four sightseeing spots provide great insight into the palace life and the imperial court ceremonials of more than 600 years ago. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included. It is an ideal trip during your stort stay in Beijing!
Attractions(Cities)：Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Nanluoguxiang Hutong (optional: rickshaw ride,family visiting)
Tour Style：This is a private tour that allows you to visit the most famous tourist sites in Beijing and you will go around the buzzing Nanluoguxiang Hutongs either by rickshaw (Optional) and on foot on this tour. You will see the local families, eat an authentic local lunch and learn some Beijing folk arts, learning about the area’s history and having an authentic picture of Beijing. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included.
Duration：2 Days, 1 Night
Attractions(Cities)：Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Optional activities: Legend of Kung Fu Show; Peking duck Dinner
Tour Style：Join an expert guide for a private tour of Beijing’s most fascinating destinations and UNESCO Sites, from the Forbidden City to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel/Airport/Train station pickup and drop-off included. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy an evening show or eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck to enhance the tour experience.
Attractions(Cities)：Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Peking Duck Lunch
Tour Style：This all-inclusive full day guided tour is particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese visiting all the highlights in Beijing. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Followed by a classic Peking Duck lunch, prepared in time-honored style, at one of Beijing's well-known roast duck restaurants for locals.
Attractions(Cities)：Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
Tour Style：Make the most of a long Beijing layover—don't sit in the airport, go sightseeing instead. If you have at least 10 hours between flights, check off not one but two UNESCO World Heritage sites on this private guided tour. Skip the long lines at Mutianyu Great Wall, you will ave the opportunity to step back in time and walk the Great Wall, then enjoy priority access to the Forbidden City before returning to Beijing Airport to continue your adventures.
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