Explore one of the oldest cultures on earth as we visit Panda Garden, the Summer Palace and other key sites that shape the city's vast history.
Tour II of Historic Beijing begins at the Yonghe Lamasery and one of the best examples of the regions many sacred temples. Lama Temple reveals diverse architectural styles from Han, Mongolia, Manchuria and Tibet, and the impressive 60-foot Maitreya Buddha, carved form a single sandalwood tree. Then it's on to one of the high points of anyone visiting Beijing, a trip to the zoo to see the frolicking pandas, a living Chinese treasure.
After a stop for lunch, you will then visit the Emperors retreat, the historic Summer Palace. Used for eight centuries, the Empress Dowager Cixi had the estate renovated in the 19th century, including the manmade lake we see today. Besides touring the ornate palace, you will stroll through one of Beijing's favorite parks.
We recommend you also take Tour I, which is held on alternating days. Each is a complete tour and can be taken separately.
Panda Garden at Beijing Zoo
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Start the tour with a visit to the Yonghe Lamasery, more commonly known as the Lama Temple. This structure is the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet and is a fine example of an architectural wonder with Han, Mongolian, Manchurian and Tibetan influences.
See and take photos of cuddly pandas at the Panda Garden, a favorite tourist attraction in Beijing.
Journey to the Summer Palace, a majestic complex of lush landscape, lakes, and palaces. Enjoy a stroll in the park and marvel at the amazing horticulture in the area.
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Children two (2) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
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