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Forbidden City: Private Guided Walking Tour + Photo Option

Product ID: 195908
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Explore the heart of Beijing on this 4-hour guided small group walking tour. Learn about the 600-hundred-year-old history of the Forbidden City. Choose to enjoy the breathtaking views on top of Jingshan Park.
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Duration: 4 - 4.5 hours
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Chinese, English
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Enjoy a nice walk in the world’s largest city square
  • Learn about the history of Forbidden City on small group tour
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of Forbidden City with amazing photo spot on top of Jingshan Park (optional)
Full description
Stroll through the world’s largest city square and see the famous Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People’s Heroes and Great Hall of the People.

Enjoy a 20-minute walk from Tiananmen to the Forbidden City. The tour route will follow the axle wire of Forbidden City where all main palaces located and end at the Imperial Garden. You will leave Forbidden City from the Northern Gate.

If the photo spot option is selected, you will follow the steps to Jingshan Park in the back of the palace, which served as a garden of the royal families during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

You can enjoy an amazing view of the Forbidden City on top of the Jingshan Park with the best angle for Instagram photo. The tour will conclude outside the park.
  • Admission ticket to the Forbidden City
  • Admission ticket for Jingshan Park (if option selected)
  • English-speaking or Chinese-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Meals

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the ticket office of China Railway Museuem Zhengyangmen Branch

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Important information
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Please wear shoes that are appropriate for walking long distances.
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Product ID: 195908