Beijing Celebrity One Day Tour

Beijing Celebrity One Day Tour of Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao, Meilanfang, Xubeihong and Guoshoujing

Tour code: BJ-PO-9s
Focus: Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao, Meilanfang(Master of Beijing Opera), Xubeihong(Famous Painter), Guoshoujing(water conservancy expert), Ancient Beijing City Tower (Deshengmen tower), Chinese Ancient Coins Show
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: hotel in Beijing
  • Finishing place: hotel in Beijing

Itinerary

Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao. Located in Tian'anmen square, The Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall is composed of North Hall, Memorial Hall and South Hall. Inside of the memorial hall placed the coffin of Chairman Mao Zedong, the founder of the People's Republic of China. There are a great number of people coming to visit everyday.

Then visit Memorial Hall of Meilanfang. Memorial Hall of Meilanfang is located in a typical Siheyuan of Beijing's style with a area of 1000 square meters. Meilanfang is famous master of Peking Opera who dedicated all his life to the arts of Peking Opera. He lived in this quiet countryard for last 10 years before he died. The Memorial Hall introduces his art achievement and social activities with many of scripts, books, photographs, play single, calligraphy and letters.

Visit Memorial Hall of Xubeihong. Located in Xinjiekou of Xicheng District, Memorial Hall of Xubeihong covers an area of 10,885 square meters. Xubeihong was an modern Chinese painter famous for his Chinese ink paintings of horses and birds. He is one of the first to create monumental oil paintings with epic Chinese themes. The Memorial Hall displays the whole life of Xubeihong, his representative work in different periods and the calligraphies and paintings he collected.

Move on to visit Memorial Hall of Guoshoujing. Memorial Hall of Guoshoujing is located in the Huitong Temple on the north bank of Xihai Lake, one part of the Shichahai Lake. Guoshoujing was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician and water conservancy expert. He invented astronomical tools ahead of other countries. He also provided hydraulics systems and dug the Tonghui River in Beijing. Covering a area of 800
square menters, Memorial Hall introduces the Guoshoujing's achievements in many aspects.

Then visit an ancient Beijing City Tower, Deshengmen Tower. Built in 1437, Deshengmen Tower was a part of Beijing's northern city wall. The building complex was composed of the gatehouse, archery tower, and the barbican. It is one of the three arrow towers that have been preserved in Beijing City and a landmark on the northern 2nd Ring Road.

Visit Beijing Ancient Coins Museum is located in Deshengmen Tower. The museum was one the site of Beijing Cultural Relics Administrative Office of the Arrow Tower, housing an arrow tower of more than 500 years' history. It is the only one coin museum in North China opened to the public. The museum exhibits Chinese ancient coin in different dynasties from the "shell coin" in Yinshang Period to the copper round coin in the Republic of China. There are also coins market in the museum where you can buy and exhange coins.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
(Lunch)

Quotation Based on One Shopping per Day

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2017 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Ms.Lisa ,          Updated: 2017-September-02)

  • 1 people: 155
  • 2 people: 95
  • 3 people: 77
  • 4 people: 68
  • 5 people: 61
  • 6 people: 56
  • 7 people: 56
  • 8 people: 53
  • 9 people: 51
  • 10-15people: 45
  • 16-25people: 38
  • 26-37people: 29
Note: Above normal tour include one shopping stop (40 minutes) per day. No push on buying. Please book the following no shopping tour if you are not interested in local art crafts shopping.

Quotation for No-Shopping Tour

  • 1 people: 203
  • 2 people: 119
  • 3 people: 96
  • 4 people: 82
  • 5 people: 72
  • 6 people: 65
  • 7 people: 60
  • 8 people: 57
  • 9 people: 55
  • 10-15people: 49
  • 16-25people: 41
  • 26-37people: 31
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  • Include ↓
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Meals as mentioned,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.