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You won’t see soaring skyscrapers, though – one reason being that buildings requiring deep foundations are prohibited, for fear of destroying the ancient northern Song dynasty city below.


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$99 Day Trips & Excursions

Flexible Kaifeng Private Day Trip from Zhengzhou with Lunch

Your English speaking guide will meet you in your Zhengzhou hotel's lobby at 8:30am and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Kaifeng, which will takes about 1 hour. Your tour guide will explain the histories and stories about this ancient capital along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have! Your first stop is Millennium City Park. Located in the northwest of Kaifeng, the west shore of the pretty Longting Lake, Millennium City Park is a large-scale historical cultural theme park in accordance with the proportion of one-to-one with the masterpiece Riverside Scenes at Qingming Festival which considered as one of the Chinese art treasure painted by Zhang Zeduan, a famous artist of Northern Song Dynasty (960—1127 A.D). Following the original drawing, Millennium City Park is magnificently reproduce the flourishing scenes of Kaifeng in Song Dynasty, which is also a lively life show for social custom, life, building structure and landscapes of that time. Accompanied by your tour guide, travel back to 1000 years ago to experience the ancient shops and hotels, all kinds of Song style mansion and houses, watch various shows, enjoy classical music of Song style. Next, visit the Prime Minister Temple. The Grand Xiangguo Monastery is one of the ten famous temples of Chinese Buddhism. It plays an important role in and has extensive influence on the history of Chinese Buddhism. First constructed in 555 in the Northern Qi (AD 550-557) of Northern and Southern Dynasties, the temple was rebuilt in the Tang Dynasty(AD 618-907), and was bestowed the name Xiangguo Temple by Emperor Ruizong. The temple reached its heyday in the Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279). It became an international Buddhism center, attracting many foreign envoys and great monks. It contributed a lot to the cultural exchanges between China and other countries. Then, enjoy the most famous Kaifeng Soup Dumplings in the local restaurant. In the afternoon, you can discuss with your tour guide on what else you want to visit in Kaifeng, choose one ore two sites to visit, here are some sites you may interested: • Kaifeng House Scenic Resort • Dragon Pavilion Park • Kaifeng Iron Tower Park • Gulou Square • Xiangguo Temple • Kaifeng City Wall • Ancient Street of North Song DynastyAfter your Kaifeng tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Zhengzhou city.

$149 Private & Custom Tours

Kaifeng Afternoon Tour with Millennium Park Night Performance from Zhengzhou

Your English speaking guide will meet you in your Zhengzhou hotel's lobby at 12:00 and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Kaifeng, which will takes about 1 hour. Your tour guide will explain the histories and stories about this ancient capital along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have! On the way, you can discuss with your tour guide on where you want to visit in Kaifeng, choose one or two sites to visit, here are some sites you may interested: • Kaifeng House Scenic Resort • Dragon Pavilion Park • Kaifeng Iron Tower Park • Gulou Square • Xiangguo Temple • Kaifeng City Wall • Ancient Street of North Song Dynasty • Prime Minister TempleThen, enjoy the most famous Kaifeng Soup Dumplings in the local restaurant.  Then you will visit the Millennium City Park. Located in the northwest of Kaifeng, the west shore of the pretty Longting Lake, Millennium City Park is a large-scale historical cultural theme park in accordance with the proportion of one-to-one with the masterpiece Riverside Scenes at Qingming Festival which considered as one of the Chinese art treasure painted by Zhang Zeduan, a famous artist of Northern Song Dynasty (960—1127 A.D). Following the original drawing, Millennium City Park is magnificently reproduce the flourishing scenes of Kaifeng in Song Dynasty, which is also a lively life show for social custom, life, building structure and landscapes of that time. Accompanied by your tour guide, travel back to 1000 years ago to experience the ancient shops and hotels, all kinds of Song style mansion and houses, watch various shows, enjoy classical music of Song style. Beside watch all kinds of fun activities in the park, you will also enjoy the famous evening show: Scheme Acrobatics Evening Party of Kaifeng Menghua. The singing and dancing along with the beautiful stage will take you back to the glory Song Dynasty. After your Kaifeng tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Zhengzhou city.

$40 Tours & Sightseeing

Independent Tour to Kaifeng from Zhengzhou

Your driver will hold your name sign waiting for you in the lobby of your Zhengzhou hotel or accommodation at prearranged time, then heading directly to Kaifeng which takes about 1.5 hours. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.  There are so much to see in Kaifeng, choose the sites you want to go, then your driver or phone translator will design an itinerary for you. Once arriving at each attraction, your driver will show you where to purchase your tickets, and where he will be waiting for you, then you will enjoy your own time to explore the historical sites, after you finish each site, you will meet your friendly driver and heading to the next destination. After your tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Urumqi. Attractions in Kaifeng: • Kaifeng House Scenic Resort • Dragon Pavilion Park • Kaifeng Iron Tower Park • Gulou Square • Xiangguo Temple • Kaifeng City Wall • Ancient Street of North Song Dynasty • Millennium City Park • Prime Minister TemplePlease note: You may have a Chinese speaking driver, but they know exactly where to pick you up and where to drop you off. Guest can use their phone to call the tour operator if need during the ride.