Enjoy a day exploring Beijing's most fascinating museums and ancient streets. Your tour starts at Beijing's world renowned Capital Museum, one of the best places to acquaint yourself with the history and culture of this capital city. The museum is divided into two halls, each with six floors of exhibits and here you can learn more about ancient Beijing through its hundreds of years of folk custom and culture. After lunch at a local restaurant, you'll visit the magnificent gardens at the Prince Gong's Mansion, Beijing's largest and best-preserved royal mansion from the days of the Qing Dynasty. Next up is a hutong rickshaw ride to tour the streets of old Beijing. This portion of the tour allows you to get a taste of life in the city as your driver pedals through Beijing's old and narrow streets. It includes a stop to visit the home of a Chinese family and a trip up to the top of an old drum tower for a bird's eye view of the area. Overall, a great introduction to old Beijing!
Beijing City "Now and Then" Half-Day Tour
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