1-Day Beijing Former Homes Tour
– Visit Former Residences in Beijing
Trip Highlights – Attractions involved: the former residence of Guo Moruo, the former Residence of Mei Lanfang, the Former Residence of Song Qing Ling. As the political and culture center of the country, Beijing has many celebrities settled their homes here, including famous writers, historians, artists, as well as important political figures. Some of the celebrities’ fomer residences are well preserved and have been opened to the public. This tour features the visit to some most famous former homes in Beijing, which will give you an unique opportunity to touch the city’s history and culture from a different view.
Availability: Daily. Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 8:30am. Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 5:00pm. Duration: 8 hours.
In the morning, the guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to the Former Residence of Guo Moruo. Guo Moruo is one of China’s most prominent writer-poets who was awarded many prestigious honours. His former house and gardens are immaculately preserved. Afterwards, you will visit the Former Residence of Mei Lanfang, a famous artist of the Peking Opera,on display are genuine including many kinds of historic materials, photographs, art and international cultural exchange documents. After lunch, you will be driven to the Former Residence of Song Qing Ling, the previous Honorary Chairman of the People’s Republic of China. Her former home has many of her personal items and ephemera on display.
Former Residence of Guo Moruo
Former Residence of Guo Moruo is situated in a traditional courtyard (Siheyuan) on the west bank of Shichahai, with a gold wooden tablet engraved by Deng Yingchao on east gate identifying it. It is one of the courtyards of famous people in Beijing…
Former Residence of Mei Lanfang
It was originally a part of Prince Qing’s Mansion, located in Huguosi Street in the West District in Beijing. It’s quite a desirable place for many art lovers to visit and travel to, one of the historical and cultural sites under the state protection…
Soong Ching-ling’s Former Residence
This is a picturesque place, with elegant rockeries and pools, surrounded by shady pines and willow trees lining the streets. Covering an area of about 20,000 square meters, the yard was repaired on the site of the west garden of the last emperor of China, Pu Yi…
|Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)|
|Group Size||Price / Traveler||
|10 travelers & above||USD25|
- Entrance fees and lunch as listed
- All transfers with private vehicle and guide
- Accident insurance
- Air fare and airport tax
- Personal expenses
- Tips for guide and driver
- Hotel fare