Private Tour to Prince Gong's Mansion, Lama Temple, Confucian Temple and More

This private tour showcases the beauty, culture and tradition of Beijing's most iconic temples, mansion and garden. Follow your expert guide to learn about the Qing Dynasty's history and culture at the Prince Gong's Mansion; Admire the architecture, beliefs and local heritage as you explore Lama Temple, Confucius Temple as well as the Imperial College. In addition, enjoy the imperial performance inside the Imperial College. Enjoy the personalized attention from your guide on this private tour with your family and friends. A tasty lunch or dinner is inclusive.

per adult from

$236

NZD

Duration

4 to 6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance Fee
    • Professional guide
    • Private Transfer
    • Hotel pick up and drop off for hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing City
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion
    • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Guo Zi Jian (The Imperial College)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion, No.14 Liuyin Street, inside Prince Kung's Mansion, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Your English speaking guide will pick you up from your Beijing central hotel, then travel to Prince Gong's Mansion.

    Prince Gong’s Mansion is the most complete preserved royal residence that still exists today. Two of its owners are illustrious figures of the Qing Dynasty: one was Emperor Qianlong’s favorite courtier He Shen; the other was Prince Gong, also called Yi Xin, the younger brother of Emperor Tongzhi. Follow your tour guide to explore the Mansion and Garden. Get to know the history of the Qing Dynasty and exemplifies the rich and splendid culture.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China

    Then, you will travel to Lama Temple (Yonghe Palace), the largest and best preserved lamasery in Beijing. It was converted into lamasery in 1744 and so Yonghe Palace became the national center of Lama administration.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum, No.13 Guozijian Street, Beijing China

    Next, walking through a beautiful and quiet street to discover the Temple of Confucius and Imperial College (Guozijian Museum), where the emperor expounded the Confucian classics to an audience of thousands of kneeling students, professors and court officials – an annual rite.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Guo Zi Jian (The Imperial College), No.13 Guozijian Street, Inside Andingmen, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Built by the grandson of Kublai Khan in 1306, the former college was the supreme academy during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.

    You will enjoy a fun performance here including the dancing performance to see how they worship in the old days (show might be cancelled due to bad weather conditions).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wudaoying Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing China

    Finally, stroll around Wudaoying Hutong, check out the shops and restaurants.

    Enjoy local lunch in the area. Your tour will ends here, your guide can give you suggestions and ideas on what to do next on your own, or assist you to find a taxi back to your hotel (at your expense).

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P430

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