Beijing City Wall, Lama & Confucius Temples and Imperial College Museum Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in China
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Tour description

Learn wise words of Confucius, whose thoughts have influenced Chinese society for over two thousand years, feel insignificant facing the huge wooden Buddha hidden inside the Lama Temple & wander back in time along the different hutong alleys.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Site of Ming City Wall Park, BeijingMing City Wall Relics Park, built over 600 years ago. Originally run about 40 kms around the old Beijing city, and the remaining relic is about 1.5 kms long.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), Beijing Lama Temple, built in 1694 and changed into an emperor's palace in 1725. In 1744, it was converted into a Lama temple. One of the pavilions within the temple houses a sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha, which is 26 meters tall and is carved from a single trunk of white sandalwood.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum, BeijingConfucious Temple, that includes a stone 'forest' of 190 stelae recording the 13 Confucian classics. Next to this Temple is the Imperial College, where the emperor used to expound the Confucian classics to the students.Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • Main entrance tickets to the tour sites as per the itinerary
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Site of Ming City Wall Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities