Private Culture Tour - Lama temple -Confucius temple - DongYue temple

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beijing

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China is one of the world's four ancient civilizations over 5000 years history, and the written history of China dates back to the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC), over 3,000 years ago. Two  main religion : Buddhism , Taoism/ Daoism and one main traditional culture : Confucius culture.This 8-hour private tour takes you to deep dive into the rich culture of Beijing. Visit the Lama temple where you can see halls of different Buddhas and get to know the culture and belief . Followed by a tour to the Confucian Temple where you can see traditional Chinese culture. The end to visit Dongyue temple which is a Taoism temple . You would see what is the difference between Buddhism temple . This is private tour with knowledgable guide.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), BeijingYonghegong Lama temple  first. Which is largest and best-preserved lamasery in Beijing. Explore the architecture and artworks while walking along the axis. There are 5 main halls separated by courtyards. Marvel at different Buddhas in different halls, and you will find the huge Maitreya Buddha (the entire Buddha artwork was carved from a single piece of White Sandalwood). It was in the Guinness record in 1993Duration: 1 hourStop At: Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum, BeijingContinue your tour to Beijing Confucian Temple and the Imperial Colleges (built in Yuan Dynasty of 14century), and your guide will share with you how Chinese people are influenced by Confucianism for thousand years.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dong Yue Miao (Dongyue Temple), BeijingDongyue Temple which is one of the largest temples of Taoism in northern China. It is the shrine of the God of Mount Tai, one of the Five Great Mountains in China. Having stood for almost 700 years, Dongyue Temple is considered a perfect example of magnificence and grandeur. Its long history demonstrates its value, especially as the Beijing Folklore Museum is also located within the temple complex. Nowadays, it is protected as a National Key Cultural Relics Unit. The cultural relics of Yuan Dynasty displayed in this museum are greatly appreciated by visitors.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional knowledgable guide
  • Private driver service
  • Temples entrance fee
  • Tolls, gas, parking fee
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Dong Yue Miao (Dongyue Temple)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities ( Recommended)
  • Lunch fee ( Guide recommend restaurant based on your request)