Forbidden City 4 hour Walking Tour

Private Tour
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(Per person in group up to 15)
  • 4.5 Hours
  • No shopping
  • English
Type:Private This is a Tour
Length: 4.5 Hours
Shopping Stops:No

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  • Skip the line
  • Private tour just for you and your party
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Gain deep knowledge of the palace
  • Morning or afternoon departure

This tour is described as: Walking, Heritage, History, Cultural Experience, City tour, Architecture

Tour details

Have a deep tour of the Forbidden city with your private guide! On this 4-hour Forbidden City walking tour, you will explore the most famous parts of the Forbidden City and the Tian'anmen square.

Your English speaking guide will meet you in your hotel's (for hotels within the 3rd ring road of Beijing) lobby. Then you will take either the taxi or subway (fare not included) to Tian'anmen square.

Exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tian'anmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years. Feel free to take as many pictures as you like!

The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987,and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world

The difference between private tours and join in group tours
Private Tour

High quality tour with a more personal experience. Your guide will be available for any questions you have. Furthermore, there is much more flexibility with your itinerary. Want to meet other people interested in the same activity. Click here.

Join in Group Tour

Mostly more affordable tours that have more inclusions and will allow you to meet new people and make some friends. Check out other joining tours in China here.

Price includes

English speaking tour guide
Walking Tour
Entrance fee to the Forbidden City

Price doesn't include

Transport from your hotel to the Forbidden city and back
Additional entrance fee to the museums inside the Forbidden City
If your hotel is out of the 3rd ring road, additional cost will be charged upon meeting your tour guide.

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 4 working days before the experience: full refund.
  • 0-3 working days before the experience or no-show: no refund.


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