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1 Day Private Tour: Former Residences of Celebrities

Price From: US$ 41

Departure: Daily
Tour Duration: about 8 hours 
Pick-up place and time: Your City Center Hotel about 8:00am
Finishing place and time: Your City Center 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!  

Tour Itinerary

Former Residence of Guomoru

1. Pick you up from your hotel on departure time, then drive to Former Residence of Lao She firstly. Lao She (1899–1966): was a noted Chinese writer, novelist and dramatist, totally created more than 1,000 works, numbering 8 million characters, was one of the most important figures of 20th century Chinese literature.
2. Transfer to visit Memorial of Mei Lanfang (1894 - 1961), who was the best known Beijing Opera master. A famous singer, actor and dancer of Beijing Opera female role Qing Yi and a key figure in the Chinese theater.
- Memorial of Mei Lanfang: is a typical residential compound of Beijing, with a total of 716 square meters.
3. Have a typical Chinese lunch, then move to visit the Former Residence of Guo Moruo (1892-1978). Guo Moruo was an eminent Chinese writer, poet, playwright, historian, archaeologist and expert in ancient writing as well as a social activist.
- Former Residence of Guo Moruo: is located at No.18 on West Qianhai street in Beijing, used to be a garden of He Shen, a high offical during the reign of the Qing Emperor.
4. Last, visit the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (1890-1981). Song Qingling, wife of Sun Yat-sen, was late Honorary Chairman of the People's Republic of China, be known as "the Mother of China" by both the main political parties, the Kuomintang and the Communists.
- Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling: covering an area of 17,000 aquare meters, embraces flowers, trees, buildings, and pavilions, and features a tranquil environment and a poetic flavor.
5. Ended of this tour and transfer back to your hotel in Beijing.

Tour Price for Per Person(US$)
Price List for this Former Residences of Celebrities Tour – price for per person
Group Size
1 person
2~5 persons
6~9 persons
US$ 93
US$ 62
US$ 41

 Price including:
1. Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel.
2. Entrance tickets of the sightseeing.
3. Excellent individual English-speaking tour guide.
4. Private air-conditioned car or van with driver.
5. Typical Chinese lunch.

Price excluding:
Tips to the guide and driver.

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Would you like to enjoy some night show?  
Acrobatics Show: US$ 32 (200CNY)
Kungfu Show: US$ 32 (200CNY)
Peking Opera Show: US$ 32 (200CNY)

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Traveller Reviews of: 1 Day Private Tour: Former Residences of Celebrities
Written by: Gina ★★★★★ Added: 2013-07-27

Our guide, she was very knowledgeable and thorough on the history of many former residences of Chinese celebrities. She was very great to explain the history to us and spoke really good in English too. It was a great way to see a lot of old residence buildings in a short amount of time. Great tour if you are interest in old residences architecture of China.

Written by: Melissa ★★★★★ Added: 2013-06-12

A trip visited some of ancient Chinese celebrities former residence was really interesting and authentic. The trip that I had was really unique. It is interesting to know the architecture of old local Beijing residence, simple but has a deep historical story behind. The tour guide was also really nice. She shared a lot of history that she knew about China. Very informative.

Written by: Lawrence ★★★★★ Added: 2012-09-25
The tour was very excellent! One day we visited lots former residences of celebrity and we know more about Chinese history and culture. Besides learning many China's past celebrities, we also can enjoy the architecture of Beijing's traditional old courtyard. It was very unique. Overall, the tour was so organized. Our tour guide was great! She was not only explained where we were, but also told us interesting stories about the places we visited. Very nice trip!
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