|Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, National Theatre, Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple
Be met at your hotel lobby at 08:30 am by English speaking tour guide.
Dive to visit Tiananmen Square. The Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world. Surrounded by many well-known cultural and political institutions, it is the final resting place of Chairman Mao Zedong. The square has witnessed the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Then we will visit Forbidden City. Known as the Palace Museum, the Forbidden City is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years. As one of the World Cultural Relics, the palace consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.
And Then we visit National Theatre. The National Theatre, also called the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), is located in the west of Tian'anmen square. The exterior of the theater is a titanium accented glass dome, which is surrounded by a man-made lake, just like an egg floating on water. The National Theatre is an important culture facility to hold various performances and exhibitions.
Have lunch in nice local restaurant.
Dive to visit Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven was built in 1420 during Ming Dynasty. The emperor came to the temple every winter to pray for ample harvests and good weather. Strictly built on the basis of philosophical requirements, the temple in many ways features the relationship between Heaven and Earth.
Move on to visit Lama Temple. As the biggest lamasery in Beijing, the Lama Temple was built in 1694. The temple contains 5 halls along a central axis plus three Memorial Archways. The Hall of Harmony and Peace is the main building of the temple.
Transfer back to hotel after the whole day tour.