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Day 1 FORBIDDEN CITY, TIANANMEN SQUARE, SUMMER PALACE, PEIKING DUCK BANQUET
Today, you will embark upon a full-day tour of the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, and the Temple of Heaven. You can choose the Beijing Opera Show or Kungfu Show as optional at night. (L)
Day 2 MING TOMBS MUSEUM, BADALING GREAT WALL
This morning, visit the Badaling Great Wall, built over 2,000 years ago by Emperor Qin. Cable car is optional to get the top of The Great Wall. After lunch visit the Ming Tombs Museum, the ancient burial place of the Ming Dynasty emperors, and the Sacred Way. Dinner is a Peking duck banquet in the original duck restaurant. (L)
Forbidden City: Built from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 surviving buildings with 8,707 bays of rooms and covers 720,000 square meters. The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.
Tiananmen Square: Temple of Heaven is the large plaza in the center of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. The square covers 40.5 hectares (100.acres), which makes it the largest open-urban square in the world. It has great cultural significance as a symbol because it was the site of several key events in Chinese history.
Summer Palace: The Summer Palace (pinyin: Yíhé Yuán; literally "Garden of Nurtured Harmony") is a palace in Beijing. In its compact 70,000 square meters of building space, one finds a variety of palaces, gardens, and other classical-style architectural structures. In December 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritasge List.
Peking Duck: The dish is prized for the thin, crispy skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. Ducks are bred specially for the dish. The meat is often eaten with pancakes, spring onions, and hoisin sauce or sweet noodle sauce.
Badaling Great Wall: Badaling Great Wall is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles northwest of Beijing city within the Beijing municipality. Now visited annually by millions, the immediate area has seen significant development, including hotels, restaurants, and a cable car.
Ming Tombs Museum: The Ming Tombs Museum are located about 50 kilometers due North of Beijing at a specially selected site. The Ming tombs of the 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty were located on the southern slope of Mount Taishou. The site was chosen by the third Ming Dynasty emperor Yongle (1402 - 1424), who moved the capital of China from Nanjing to the present location of northwest Beijing. He is credited with envisioning the layout of the ancient city of Beijing as well as a number of landmarks and monuments located therein. After the construction of the Imperial Palace (the Forbidden City) in 1420, the Yongle Emperor selected his burial site and creating his own mausoleum.
Please Note: B: Continental Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
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