Spend half day with a private local guide to explore Temple of Heaven and the largest pearl distribution center of Hong Qiao Pearl Market.
What to Expect
This half day trip starts at 8:30am or 1:30pm, around 4 hours will be needed, please indicate your preferred starting time while make the booking, your private guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel at confirmed time.
You will firstly come to the Temple of Heaven - the most representative existing masterpiece of China’s ancient sacrificial buildings, this was the place where emperors held the heaven worship ceremony, and now it is opened to the public as a park showing ancient philosophy, history and religion. Stroll around the park to explore the sacrificial buildings, history and experience local lifestyle.
Then explore the Hong Qiao Market, just opposite Temple of Heaven. This is a well-known market dealing with pearls around the world. Apart from pearls, there are also seafood, digital products and silk in the market. Many visitors come to Hongqiao Market to buy pearls yearly. Get more knowledge of pearls and enjoy your time wandering in the market.
Your guide will then escort you back to the hotel.
- Private car/van with driver
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Bottled water
- Fuel surcharge and tax
- Hotel pick-up & drop off
Know Before You Go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• Please indicate your preferred starting time