Bell Tower Beijing which located not far from Hutong could be explores with this trip below. Some tour detail that you should see:
1 Day Private Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, Panda House & Olympic Stadiums
Price From: US$ 54( 340 CNY )
Tour Duration: about 8 hours
Pick-up place and time: Your Downtown Hotel around 8:30am
Finishing place and time: Your Downtown Hotel around 6:00pm
Payment Method: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire, Western Union
Tour Guide Language: English, other language speaking guide (French, Japanese, Spanish etc.) is available, if need, please contact us!
Feature: A brief taste of historic and modern atmosphere of Beijing in one day by visiting old hutongs, Lama Temple, Panda Zoo and Olympic Stadium with private tour guide accompanied.
I love this one day private trip! My family and I learnt a lot about Chinese culture, history, life style, art etc. I love the Tibetan architecture of Lama Temple. We did explore Lama Temple for only one hour, not enough time to visit and enter all of the buildings inside. Such a pity! But overall, definitely worth visit and great trip! Thank you!
1 Day Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, Olympic Stadiums from US$ 54/pax
3 Day Beijing Tour Package A (without hotel) from US$ 147/pax
1 Day Hutong Tour (Walking Tour)from US$57/pax
1 Day Hutong Tour (Rickshaw Tour) from US$ 57/pax
Lama Temple where located close to Bell Tower Beijing is one of the most ancient temples in Beijing. Bell Tower Beijing covering an area of 66,400 square meters with more than a thousand palaces. Built in Kangxi reign of Qing Dynasty, Lama Temple has over 300 years of history. In 1961, Lama Temple was listed by the State Council as one of the historical sites under state protection.
Lama Temple or also called Yonghegong Lama Temple by the local can be said as treasure house of relics which is indeed an epitome of the religious art of China. The building type of the Lama Temple is peaceful, decorated with yellow roofs. Lots of local people or foreigners come to visit Lama Temple to enjoy the architecture of the building and feel the ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture. Lot of visitor especially local people will visit the temple and pray for their wealth, health, luck and other things that they want.
Bell Tower Beijing is located close to Beijing drum Tower. Both towers are originally built for musical reasons and it was later used to indicate the time of day and now it becomes one of Beijing tourist attraction. Beijing Drum Tower was grounded on a 4-meter-high stone and brick base. Its height is 46.7 meters. It is also become one of the symbols of ancient Beijing’s old building, same as Bell Tower Beijing.
In the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the Drum Tower was renovated twice, once in 1 800 and the second time in 1894. And since the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, the Drum Tower has been used as a cultural centre. Drum Tower was opened in 1987 for the tourists. In the second floor contains the exhibition area, there originally were 25 drums. Among them, there were one large drum and 24 smaller drums.
Today, if you visit Drum Tower Beijing, tourists can climb up to the tower and have sightseeing and also able to see the city’s view around the tower. Beside visit Drum Tower, visitors are also can easily reach Bell Tower Beijing, Lama Temple, Hutong and many other interesting attractions around.
Bell Tower Beijing is one of the interesting destinations in Beijing. Bell Tower Beijing is also located not far from Drum Tower Beijing, Houhai Bar Street, Hutong Beijing, Shichahai Lake, Nanluoguxiang and others interesting attractions around. One interesting places that you cannot miss when you visit Bell Tower Beijing is Nanluoguxiang.
Nanluoguxiang is a street where has lot of bars, cafes, unique and authentic souvenir shops, restaurants, snack shops, and many other stores. Nanluguxiang is a little street over 1 kilometer long and have a long history over 700 years dating back to Yuan Dyansty in 13th and 14th century. Nanluoguxiang is one of the most famous hutongs which located near to Shichahai Lake. With its impressive historical reputation and cultural influences, Nanluoguxiang has become a popular attraction in Beijing. Nanluoguxiang has also become an ideal place for tourism and leisure for all the travelers from home and abroad. Not only that, Nanluoguxiang also has known as the third most popular bar street in Beijing behind Sanlitun and Houhai. At the weekend, will be lot of local or tourists come walk around and buy some unique souvenirs along the street. If you have some spare time and want to enjoy walking through the old neighborhood in Beijing, then Nanluoguxiang will be your best option!
Bell Tower Beijing is located not far from Hutong Beijing that will bring you the atmosphere of Beijing local people life style and culture. Tourists can visit Hutong Beijing with this tour line below:
2 Days Beijing Tour Package C (without hotel)
Day 1: Beijing (L)
1. Pick up travelers from hotel on departure time, and then drive to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall.
- Mutianyu Great Wall: Originally built during the Northern Qi Dynasty in the mid-sixth century, the most beautiful section.
2. After lunch, transfer to Ming Tombs, visit Underground Tomb in Ming Tombs.
- Ming Tombs: Buried 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty, it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in China.
- Sacred Road: Road leading to heaven is lined with 18 pairs of stone human figures and animals.
3. Then drive to the Olympic Stadium, you have 45 minutes to take pictures at the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Driving the travelers back to their hotel.
4. After this day tour, transfer to the hotel in Beijing.
Day 2: Beijing (L)
1. Picking up travelers from hotel on departure time, and then driving to the Tiananmen Square, then visit Forbidden City including the Exhibition of Treasures to enjoy many antiques in China.
- Tiananmen Square: The largest public square in the world with a total area of 440,000 square meters.
- Forbidden City: The best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world.
2. Drive (20 minutes) to the Temple of Heaven. On the way to the Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture.
- Temple of Heaven: The largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings in China.
3. Have Chinese Lunch, then transfer to Hutong.
- Hutong: Small streets in Beijing, was the memory of the traditional life and culture in Beijing.
Houhai Bar Street that located not far from Bell Tower Beijing is one of the favorite places in Beijing night life. At weekend, will be lot of local people and even foreign tourists visit this area. Visitors of Bell Tower Beijing are also will have an easy access to visit Houhai Bar Street because the distance is not too far. Along the street is full with some cafes, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, night clubs and other interesting places to hang out.
Visitors are able to sit down and enjoy the view of the lake along the street. They are also can gathering and hang out with friends. Almost all of the cafes are also provide live music to entertain the guests. Walk along the street and enjoy the fresh air at the evening will be the best choice. Located not far from Houhai Bar street, there also has other interesting historical places, includes, Hutong Beijing, Nanluoguxiang, Drum and Bell Tower Beijing and others. Houhai Bar Street is very worth places to visit when you come to Beijing. If you don’t have any idea the places that can be visit at night, then Houhai Bar Street is one of your nice options.
Bell Tower Beijing is located close to Drum Tower Beijing, Hutong area, Houhai Bar Street, Shichahai Lake and other interesting tourist attractions. Bell Tower Beijing is the historical place that was originally built in 1272 (Yuan Dynasty) and rebuilt in 1420. Now, Bell Tower Beijing is become opened to public and one of the historical attractions in Beijing. Here, I will suggest the other interesting attractions that might you like which called Hutong.
Hutong is the small street in Beijing that full of traditional life and culture in Beijing. Visitors will experience the ancient culture of local people here. They also can enjoy the unique building style here. You will visit the typical Chinese quadrangles, primary school, many famous old buildings, like the bell tower, where you can explore the real life of ordinary people in Beijing. These areas include the neighbourhoods around the Forbidden City, Beihai Park and the Lama Temple. Lots of foreigners will enjoy the hutong and other attractions around there with our tour. There lots of attractions that you can visit if you visit Bell Tower Beijing. After hutong tour, tourists will know a deep knowledge about Chinese culture. Enjoy your holiday in Beijing with us!
Here, we offer many tour lines that include Hutong inside:
1 Day Tour to Hutong from US$ 62/pax
2 Days Beijing Tour Package C (without hotel) from US$ 94/pax
3 Day Beijing Tour Package A (without hotel) from US$ 147/pax
4 Days Beijing Tour Package B (with hotel) from US$ 279/pax
Bell Tower Beijing is located near to the Qianmen Street. Qianmen Street is one of the most famous pedestrian shopping streets in Beijing after Wangfujing Street. The total length will become 845m. After visiting Bell Tower Beijing, you should get some refreshing and visit to Qianmen Street. Qianmen Street has history of more than 570 years. It was called Zhengyangmen Street during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and finally named Qianmen Street in 1965.
At Qianmen Street, visitors can enjoy a traditional Chinese way of life. Moreover, Qianmen Street has many international brands, such as H&M, Haagen-Dazs, Sephora, ZARA, Qggle, COSTA CAFÉ, and SK Jewelry. After visit Bell Tower Beijing lots of tourists, should be have more fun and relax at Qianmen Street. In Qianmen Street also provide with two sightseeing cars which is start from the opposite ends of the street. Each one can accommodate up to 84 visitors at a time. The Bell Tower Beijing is not far away from Qianmen Street. You can take bus from Qianmen to Bell Tower Beijing in few minutes. If you will have a visit in Beijing, don’t forget to visit Bell Tower Beijing. In addition for you who a shopaholic, Qianmen Street is also become your best choice to visit in your vacation.
The Beijing Bell Tower gave correct time in Yuan, Ming, Qing dynasty and it is one of the most important construction systems at that time. At past, people use the drum and bell to telling the time, so the drum and bell has very important part to the people to help them live and work regularly. The drum and bell towers Beijing are the largest and highest. The Beijing Bell Tower has convenient traffic, as tourists, you can find it easily. In the west of the Beijing Bell Tower is the Houhai. Bell Tower located bear beside Drum Tower, and had been built during the Yuan Dynasty.
This tower have two floors: there is an arched door on all four sides of the tower on the first floor, and you can go up to the second floor through stone stairs.
The Bell Tower originally used a huge iron bell. But because its tolling was not loud enough, this was replaced by a massive cast bronze bell over 10 inches thick that is in perfect condition today. As recently as 1924, the bronze bell could be heard ringing out the 7:00 p.m. chime from a distance of over 20 kilometers. The iron bell was moved to the back of the Drum Tower and it has remained for over 500 years.
There are many hotels around Bell Tower. The Hutong Culture Inn is one of the hotels which has the style of old Beijing. Different from the hotels in buildings, Hutong Culture Inn has the culture smell of Hutong.
Hutong Culture Inn, a 3 star hotel, sits at Luo Gu Lane of Dongcheng District in Beijing and close to Bell Tower. Hutong Culture Inn shows the Beijing with traditional and full of culture glamour. It is close to the alive Wangfujing and Tiananmen Square. Hutong Culture Inn has good traffic and convenient location. It is 3kms from the Forbidden City and 22kms from Beijing International Airport. If you want to visit by foot, it is a good idea.
Hutong Culture Inn owns 78 guestrooms including double or twin room with hutong view, suite with hutong view, economic room, standard room and three people room near Bell Tower. All are equipped with air-conditioning, writing desk, ironing board and a wire TV. Guestrooms have modern furniture with bright color. Hutong Culture Inn owns a wine bar which offering drinks and tea snacks. You can enjoy your dinner with family or friends in the restaurant in Hutong Culture Inn. At the same time, you can look at the view of hutong and Bell Tower. It is a pleasant enjoyment. Hutong Culture Inn also sets business center, room service, rent bike and car, travel information desk and wire internet access. Hotel will meet every need of guest.
Living in Hutong Culture Inn, you will feel at home and the smell of Bell Tower. And know about the ancient city.