This is a half-day guided Forbidden City tour. Get together at the Tian'anmen Square.
All tourists gather together under the national flag on the Tian'anmen Square before 8:00am. Please don't be late. We will start our tour at 8:00am sharp. There will be a brief introduction of Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City.
Pass through the big gate with Chairman mao's Portrait, we will visit the Forbidden City. With VIP access, we will enter the Forbidden City directly, which is the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history. This palace is an example of ancient Chinese architecture.
We will need your passport number to book the ticket in advance, so that we can enter the Forbidden City directly with no need for waiting on line or buying the ticket on the spot.
Visit the Forbidden City along the axis from south to north for about 3 hours, including the Hall of Treasure.
Visit scenic spots:
1. The hall and the courtyard of supreme harmony, 2. The meridian gate, 3. the hall of supreme harmony, 4. the hall of complete harmony, 5. the hall of preserving harmony, 6. the huge of stone carving, 7. the hall of union, 8. the palace of earthly tranquility, 9. the imperial garden, etc.
At about 11:30, the tour will be finished near the exit. You can walk around by yourself or exit the Forbidden City.
The Forbidden City
The Forbidden City -Get to know how emperors lived their lives.
When you visit the Forbidden City, you will see many big water tanks. Guess what they are used for?
The big water tank in the Forbidden City