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Arrive in Beijing in the afternoon. Check into hotel for a rest. Dinner at the most famous Xinjiang Flavor Restaurant with folk performance
Our exploration start with Tian An Men Square — the largest city square in the world, bordered by the Great Hall of the People and Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum. Standing north is Forbidden City, the complex of imperial palace and home to the Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasty for over 500 years. Grand halls and courts gradually give way to more intimate domestic quarters, presenting an insight into the pampered isolation of the emperors. After a well prepared lunch at a Beijing Flavor Restaurant, we will head to Silk Store for shopping, as one of the major Chinese craftsmanship, embroidery products will be the best souvenirs. Enjoy the wonderful Acrobatic Show in the evening. Then we will be devoted to China’s No.1 shopping street – Wang Fu Jing Street for shopping. Peking Duck Dinner at the most famous local restaurant
Today’s highlight is Great Wall of China. First built in the Warring States period (475-221BC) as a series of earthworks erected by individual kingdoms to defend against each other and north invasion, the wall we see now was left from Ming dynasty. On the way to the Great Wall, we will make a visit to Jade Museum where we will learn the ancient art of jade carving skills. Lunch will be served at a Local Restaurant nearby. An outside tour to the prestigious Bird Nest and Water Cube will spark our day – as the stadiums for 2008 Olympic Games, these two creatures won big applaud in and out architectural world. The rest time is for blast shopping – Xiu Shui Market for bargain fun. Dinner at the popular Gansu Flavor Restaurant
The tour of the day is the well-know Summer Palace. Being the largest imperial garden in China, it was first built in the Qing emperor Qianlong’s time in 1751 and was restored in 1886 by
Dowager empress Cixi for her own enjoyment. The park became a favorite haunt of Cixi, who even preferred it to the Forbidden City, and named it Yihe Yuan (meaning the garden of health and harmony). After the Fresh Water Pearl Showroom visiting, a well-prepared Mongolia Hot Pot Lunch will be ready for us. And the famous Hong Qiao Market will is our last bazaar in Beijing. Dinner will be at the famous local restaurant.
Check out in the morning. Transfer to Beijing International Airport for the departure flight.
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