Activity 2001-1-1, Nanxiaojie, Guangqumen, Dongcheng District, Beijing, P.R.C. Published on: 09-09-2016
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Why Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour is special ?
Grand Canal Hangzhou at Gongchen Bridge Section，Residence of Hu Xueyan, Official Kiln Museum of the Southern Song Dynasty, Qinghefang Pedestrian Street
What to explore at Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour?
Pick up from your midtown hotel in Hangzhou and head to the Grand Canal Hangzhou at Gongchen Bridge Section and visit the Qiaoxi Historic Block. A man-made waterway (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage), Grand Canal has a history of over 1,300 years. The Grand Canal Hangzhou is the southernmost tip of this meandering waterway. Each of the stone stairs and riverside residential buildings has a story to tell. Taking a cruise on the Grand Canal to experience the oldest and longest man-made canal in the world.
After Chneese lunch, head to Official Kiln Museum of the Southern Song Dynasty. Hangzhou was the capital of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279) in Chinese history. Hangzhou flourished as a major porcelain production center during the reign of the Southern Song Dynasty. The museum has three sections each showing the rich history of porcelain in China - Ancient kiln protection, a relic display and an ancient imitation workshop.
Then continue to visit Former Residence of Hu Xueyan. This Former Residence of Hu Xueyan was constructed in the 11th year (1872) of the reign of Emperor Tongzhi of the Qing Dynasty at huge expense. Hu Xueyan (1823-1885) was one of the richest and most famous businessmen in Qing Dynasty. In 1872, Hu Xueyan spent 100,000 liang silver to build a house at the very prosperous site in Hangzhou – Hefang Street.
Then walk along the Qinghefang Pedestrian Street. Qinghefang pedestrian street has a total length of 460 meters. It is the best-preserved histotical street in Hangzhou. A great number of time-honored shops with over a hundred year are located here.
After the whole day tour, you are transferred back to your midtown hotel in Hangzhou.
1.Private air conditioned vehicle
2.Chinese lunch as listed
3.Entrance fees as listed
4.English Speaking tour guide
5.The above private transfer is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
1.Gratuities to drivers and guides.
2.Travel insurrance for your coverage of injury or accident
2001-1-1, Nanxiaojie, Guangqumen, Dongcheng District, Beijing, P.R.C.
Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour serves Private tour.
(2 - 2 participants.)100.00 USD
(3 - 5 participants.)90.00 USD
(6 - 9 participants.)65.00 USD
(10 - Unlimit participants.)55.00 USD