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Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) Tours and Activities

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The Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) is featured on the official emblem of the People's Republic of China. Situated on the northern edge of Tiananmen Square, it served as the principal entry to the Imperial Palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

The Gate of Heavenly Peace is also the name of a documentary film about the protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. The protests sparked the largest nonviolent political protest in the country’s history.

The Tiananmen itself is made up of a tower situated on top of a platform. It’s one of the most imposing monumental gates in the world, notable for its sheer size and ornate features, including its columns. Stone lions and white marble bridges guard the entrance to the tower and viewing stands flank both sides, which are opened up for visitors on the first day of each month.

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Forbidden City In-Depth Exploring Private 4-Hour Tour

Forbidden City In-Depth Exploring Private 4-Hour Tour

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See the Chinese imperial palace used from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty up close on this private, 4-hour tour of the Forbidden City, including special skip-the-line access. Along the way, you’ll also get to see Tiananmen Square and Jinshan Park. Please be aware that this tour doesn’t include transportation to and from the attractions, but your private guide can help you get a taxi or other form of transport (own expense).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
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$82.00
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4 Hour Private Forbidden City Tour with Depth Exploring

4 Hour Private Forbidden City Tour with Depth Exploring

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Explore Beijing’s highlights in the company of a private guide on this flexible, half-day tour. Pick a start time that works best for you, and meet your guide directly at your hotel. Then, travel on foot, via taxi, or public transportation (own expense), to the iconic Tiananmen Square. Head next to the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City, where skip-the-line tickets help you beat the crowds. Finally, admire Jingshan Park before returning to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.00
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$86.00
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Half Day Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City with Hotel Pickup

Half Day Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City with Hotel Pickup

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Discover several UNESCO-listed sites in Beijing in one day on this action-packed half-day walking tour. You won’t have to navigate your way into the city as hotel pickup is included. The tour will help you save time and see Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City in one day. All entrance fees are included so you’ll save time waiting in entrance crowds, and have more time to explore.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Private Historical Day Tour of Mutianyu and the Forbidden City

Private Historical Day Tour of Mutianyu and the Forbidden City

This tour is for the ones who have a short time in Beijing. In one day you will see the most popular two places in Beijing. Forbidden city has about 600 years history, lived by 24 emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasty. It's called that because it was closed to outside world in the past hundred years, till the year 1925 when it started to open to the public. It's one of the best preserved imperial palace in the world. There are about 10,000 rooms, occupies 72 hectares (about 180- acres). You will be able to enjoy the highlights parts inside. The Great Wall of China was built 2000 years ago. The total length from Qin, Han and Ming dynasty is over 20,000 km. It was built for Military defense. Great wall Mutianyu is one of the oldest parts, the mountain there is 90% covered by trees, so the landscape is beautiful. You will easily get around with your experienced guide and driver. Please note that the Forbidden City closes in Mondays.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.00
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$220.00
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Night tour Beijing

Night tour Beijing

1.the best way to see the night Beijing 2.evening exercise 3.help you adjust yourself to the time zone 4.get to know the history of Beijing
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.54
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$40.54

Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing

Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing

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Enhance your experience of one of China’s greatest architectural feats on a small-group tour to the Great Wall of China from Beijing. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, explore the ancient Mutianyu section of the wall and ascend Ming Dynasty watchtowers for panoramic vistas of the spectacular surrounding scenery. Revitalize with a delicious Chinese meal and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation to Beijing.
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  • 8 hours
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$116.76
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$116.76

Great Wall of China at Mutianyu Full-Day Tour Including Lunch from Beijing

Great Wall of China at Mutianyu Full-Day Tour Including Lunch from Beijing

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Escape the crowds around the Great Wall of China and visit the ancient Mutianyu section on a full-day sightseeing tour from Beijing. Accompanied by a guide, learn the history behind the 6th-century section and marvel at the spectacular natural scenery that surrounds it. See impressive parapets and defensive watch towers and enjoy an optional cable car ride if you wish (own expense). An authentic Chinese lunch and convenient, round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel are also included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

4-Hour Private Beijing Walking Tour of the Forbidden City

4-Hour Private Beijing Walking Tour of the Forbidden City

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The UNESCO-listed Forbidden City is Beijing’s most visited attraction with over 14 million annual visitors, and it has the traffic to match. This half-day walking tour ensures you maximise your time, with a private guide, pre-paid entrance tickets, and an itinerary tailored to your preferences. Hotel pickup is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Group Great Wall Hiking Tour from Jinshanling to Simatai West

Group Great Wall Hiking Tour from Jinshanling to Simatai West

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Soak in the scenery and history of the Great Wall of China at Jinshanling during a day hike with a professional guide. Get away from the crowds as you walk along this 3.7-mile (6-km) section of the Great Wall, passing 15 guard towers while crossing from Jinshanling to Simatai West. Observe the natural beauty of the landscape and the architectural marvels of the Ming Dynasty-era wall during your hike, which takes approximately four hours to complete. Includes round-trip transportation from Beijing, guide, and entrance fees.
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  • 9 hours
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$53.99
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$53.99
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Chinese Acrobatics Show Tickets at Chaoyang Theatre

Chinese Acrobatics Show Tickets at Chaoyang Theatre

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Head to the Chaoyang Theatre in Beijing for an acrobatic arts performance complete with colorful costumes and dramatic lighting and catchy music. During the 1-hour show, the young performers display immense skill, agility and strength as they execute gravity-defying balancing acts, contortionism, aerial maneuvers and more. This memorable show that both kids and adults will love. You also have the option to upgrade your ticket to include round-trip transfer from your hotel and VIP seating.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver

Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver

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Explore the Great Wall of China on your own with transportation provided from Beijing. Enjoy ample time to walk around the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, one of the New7Wonders of the World. At this location, you can take a cable car up and down from the ramparts, or even enjoy a fun downhill ride on a toboggan (own expense). Discover the different guard towers and decorative elements of the Great Wall and get fantastic photo ops as well.
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  • 8 hours
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$98.00
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$98.00
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4 Hour Beijing Private Tour Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square

4 Hour Beijing Private Tour Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square

Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Beijing’s biggest attractions—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and Jingshan Park—and stroll through historic hutong alleys. A comprehensive package with taxi fare, entrance fees are all inclusive.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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1-Day Beijing Private Tour to Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

1-Day Beijing Private Tour to Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

No visit to the Beijing is complete without a stop at the Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Enhance your experience of the Wall on a private tour that includes a stop at the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), making it a must for history buffs. Skip the hassle of navigating and travel from Beijing in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle, which allows you to focus on the scenery rather than the roads.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.67
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$282.67
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Half Day Private Hutong Food Tour with Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

Half Day Private Hutong Food Tour with Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

This a private half-day walking tour to Beijing old Hutongs and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Beijing, where are the must see heritage attractions in Beijing. Start with a look at the monuments of Tiananmen Square, then tour the immense Forbidden City complex with your knowledgeable tour guide. And the end of the tour, you will taste many differents kind of local food in Beijing Hutong area. We also could help you to buy Forbidden City ticket in advance. The 4 differents starting time for every day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.00
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$116.00
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4-Day Private Tour: Beijing and Shanghai include Water Town and Great Wall

4-Day Private Tour: Beijing and Shanghai include Water Town and Great Wall

Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing and Shanghai experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Check off Five of Shanghai’s biggest attractions—The Bund (Wai Tan), Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) , Yu Garden, Jade Temple and Shanghai Tower.—and stroll through historic Former French Concession alleys. Upgrade for a comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and lunch.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$950.00
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$950.00
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3 FULL Days Beijing Private Tour to All Highlight Attractions

3 FULL Days Beijing Private Tour to All Highlight Attractions

It's a well-arranged worry-free tour with perfect itinerary. You will visit the best attractions in Beijing with private vehicles service. You will visit Mutianyu Great Wall, the best part of the Great Wall, Forbidden City - the Palace Museum, Summer Palace, Lama Temple, Temple of Heaven, etc. All of the attractions in the itinerary are very popular. All of them have great reputable by the reviews from travelers on Tripadvisor. It's a private tour with private transfers and all the main entrance tickets included. It also include a cable car ride up to the Great Wall and toboggan ride down from the Great Wall. It's the best way to enjoy Mutianyu Great Wall. Many of other tours don't include these things. If they give you a choice of toboggan ride down, they will bind the chairlift ride up just for money save. On this tour, there's a short boat ride in Summer Palace. The boat ride fee is included as well.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$798.94
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$798.94
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Half Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City with Peking Duck Lunch/Dinner

Half Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City with Peking Duck Lunch/Dinner

This a private half-day walking tour to UNESCO World Heritage sites Forbidden city in Beijing, where is the must see heritage attractions in Beijing. Start with a look at the monuments of Tiananmen Square, then tour the immense Forbidden City complex with your knowledgeable tour guide. And then enjoy a wounderful Peking duck lunch or dinner in the Hutongs area.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16,900.00
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$16,900.00
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Beijing Layover Tour to Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square from Daxing Airport

Beijing Layover Tour to Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square from Daxing Airport

Tick the best of Beijing off your bucket list in the comfort of a privately guided tour. From the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and plenty in between, this 4-Hour tour visits the city’s best spots. Travel by Taxi and Airport Express, and are returned to Daxing Airport enriched with the many faces of China’s capital city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00
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Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City, Beijing Hutongs and Temple of Heaven

Layover Private Tour to Forbidden City, Beijing Hutongs and Temple of Heaven

If you already been to Great wall, then the private tour leading you to explore the City, you will visit Tiananmen square , Forbidden city , old Hutongs and Temple of Heaven , your knowledgeable guide will show your the Chinese culture and history , just enjoying the private city tour during your short layover.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.07
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$161.07
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1-Day Beijing private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs

1-Day Beijing private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs

Visit highlights of Beijing including Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs with this private Beijing day tour. You will be picked up and dropped off from your Beijing hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.67
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$250.67
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Steeven Tours & Car Services

Steeven Tours & Car Services

I’m a Beijing local tour guide and driver, who has both English and Chinese official tour guide certificate. I have more than 20 years’ experiences, and very familiar with local culture. I have a Buick GL8 minivan which can provide multi-day tour of Beijing, Airport pick up and send off, and Railway Station pick up and send off, etc. I’m looking forward your coming and providing you with a comfortable service.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$266.67
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$266.67
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1-Day Beijing Private Tour to Lama Temple,Summer Palace and Hutong Rickshaw

1-Day Beijing Private Tour to Lama Temple,Summer Palace and Hutong Rickshaw

Visit highlights of Beijing including the Summer Palace,the Houhai Lake area with Rickshaw Hutong tour, the Nanluoguxiang Street and the Lama Temple with this private day tour from Beijing. You will be picked up and dropped off from your Beijing hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.67
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$234.67
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2-day Private Beijing Highlight Tour with Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

2-day Private Beijing Highlight Tour with Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

Your 2-day private Beijing tour will accompanied by a licensed English-speaking guide and a private car with a driver. The tour includes all Beijing highlight spots, they are Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Old Beijing Hutongs , Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace. Different from a rush group tour, this private tour will fully take care of your interest and pace.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$312.88
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$312.88
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4-hour Deep Tour to Forbidden City Including Treasure Museum

4-hour Deep Tour to Forbidden City Including Treasure Museum

1. You can have a Deep Learning of the history of the China Royalties 2. Cluture Tour to well known the Emperor's life 3. Its the very flexible , No rush tour
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$208.00
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$208.00
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What are Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) hours of operation?
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Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) hours of operation: Daily 8:30am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) costs USD 36.00. Guided Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) tours start around USD 36.00 per person.
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