Globex Field Trip
3-Day Beijing Tour
Date: July 1-2, July 8, 2023
Expense: USD 150/person, RMB 1032/person
The costs cover tickets, transportation, three lunches, two bottles of mineral water each day, insurance, service fee and guide.
- After-Globex Tours
(1). Xi’an Terracotta Warriors, Huaqing Palace, Qianling, Ming City Wall (July 23-27, ~USD 450/person, RMB 3096/person )
(2). Hangzhou-Suzhou-Wuzhen-Shanghai (July 23-27, ~USD 430/person, RMB 2958/person)
(3). Jinan Baotu Spring-Taishan Mountain-Qufu Confucius Temple (July 23-25, ~USD 400/person, RMB 2752/person)
The costs cover transportation (round-trip by sleeping berth or high-speed train), tickets, meals, insurance, service and guide fee.
Minimum attendance: 25 persons
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The Great Wall is 6350km long and was a mammoth defense bulwark that serpentined its way across mountains and valleys in the northern part of the country in China’s feudal years. Construction of the Great Wall began in the 7th century BC. But it was Qinshihuang, the founding emperor of the first unifying dynasty Qin, who brought it to completion. Repeated extensions were done in later dynasties until the Ming. Juyongguan (pass) is in the 18-kilometer (11 mi)-long Guangou Valley. The pass is one of the three greatest mountain passes of the Great Wall of China.
The Bird’s nest is the main stadium for the twenty-ninth Olympic Games in 2008. The Water Cube is the main water stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, which is located in the Olympic Park. It is used for swimming, synchronized swimming and diving events during the Olympic Games.
Tiananmen, located in the center of Beijing City, next to the south of the Imperial Palace, is the gate of Ming, Qing two generations. The People's Republic of China held a founding ceremony here in October 1, 1949, which became the symbol of the modern China and is designed into the national emblem. Over a hundred years, many ceremonies and demonstrations have been held here. Tian'anmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) was built in the 15th century and restored in the 17th century. From imperial days, the yellow glaze-tiled double-eave tower functioned as a rostrum for proclaiming pronouncements to assembled masses. The gate leads to an imperial city -- the Forbidden City.
Established in 1925, the Palace Museum is located in the imperial palace of the consecutive Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. The magnificent architectural complex, also known as the Forbidden City, and the vast holdings of paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, and antiquities of the imperial collections make it one of the most prestigious museums in China and the world. In 1961, the State Council designated the former imperial residence as one of China's foremost-protected cultural heritage sites, and in 1987 it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Temple of Heaven is located in southern Beijing. It was first constructed in 1420, the 18th year of the reign of Ming emperor Yongle, and was extended and renovated during the reigns of Ming emperor Jiajing and Qing emperor Qianlong. It was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship the god of heaven and pray for good harvest. Covering an area of 273 hectares, it is the largest architectural complex in the world for rituals to pay homage to heaven. In 1998, the Temple of Heaven was inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO. With profound cultural connotations and imposing architectural styles, the Temple of Heaven is considered a reflection of the ancient civilization of the Orient.
Beihai Park, located in Beijing downtown area, belongs to the Chinese ancient royal garden. It is on the west side of Jingshan Hill and in the northwest of the Imperial Palace.
798 is not only digital, but also refers to Beijing 798 Art Zone, or Dashanzi Art District, 798 Dashanzi Factory Art District. The arts district is the name of Beijing state electronic industrial plant. At the same time, the 798 also refers to a kind of cultural concept.
Beijing Houhai is somewhere makes you relax. The scenery is picturesque, especially the night scene is charming.
1、Terracotta Warriors兵马俑：A collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. It is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, and one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century.
2.Huaqing Palace华清宫： also known as Huaqing Hot Spring, is a well-known historic site of China. It gets its fame for being the place where the romantic story of Emperor Tangxuanzong of Tang Dynasty (618-907) and his beloved Yang Guifei (or Concubine Yang) took place.
3、Qianling乾陵：Constructed for 23 years since 684, the Qianling Mausoleum of Tang Dynasty (618-907) is known for the only multi-burial royal tomb in Chinese history. According to ancient Chinese tradition and system, emperors and their queens usually had their independent mausoleums after their death. Distinctively, Emperor Tanggaozong (628-683) and his queen Wu Zetian (624-705, the only female sovereign ruler of China) – were buried in the same one.
4、Famen Temple法门寺：Covering an area of about 86,667 square meters, the Famen Temple Scenic Spot is designed by Mr. Li Zuyuan (a renowned Chinese architectural design from Taiwan Province, who designed the Taipei 101 Skyscraper) to centers upon the ancient Famen Temple. The spot is made up of the Square of Mountain Gate, the Avenue of Buddha Anticorona, the Famen Temple, the Heshi Dagoba, Buddhist College, gardens…fully showing the achievements of Chinese Buddhism in philosophy, politics and arts.
5.The Ming City Wall明长城：After Zhu Yuanzhang (1328-1398), the founder of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), occupied the city of Huizhou, he was advised by a recluse named Zhu Sheng that "build indestructible city walls and hoard grains before declaring yourself emperor". At the age when the city gates were the only entrances of a city, city walls were undoubtedly the crucial defense points that feudalistic rulers focused on. Therefore, city walls were constructed nationally when the emperor unified the country. The circumvallation in Xi'an today was one of the achievements, which was built and expanded on the former imperial city of Tang Dynasty (618-907).
1、Lingering Garden,Suzhou 苏州留园：Suzhou, a charming city located in southern Jiangsu Province, eastern China, is a worldwide famous stop-off point on a China tour. Lying in the middle of the Yangtze River Delta, the city enjoys a tremendous fame and dynamism due to its location within the Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou scenic triangle of water cities. Also called the Old Town Suzhou or the Oriental Venice, Suzhou is praised for its numerous ponds, streams and other little rivers ranked as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1997. Originally a garden of a senior official in Ming Dynasty, Lingering Garden is one of the Four Best Known Classical Gardens of China inscribed in world heritage lists and the first batch of national cultural relics. It is celebrated for ingenious layout of architectures and a great deal of rare rocks.
2、West Lake, Hangzhou杭州西湖： World-known for dainty landscape of lakes and mountains as well as a mass of places of historic interests, West Lake of Hangzhou is hailed as A Paradise on Earth. The pretty of the lake not only lies in the lake itself but also in its surrounding bridges, pavilions and numerous affecting fairy tales.
3、Wuzhen Water Town乌镇：A world heritage site with rich and amazing history located in south of the Yangtze River delta, the typical ancient water town of Wuzhen offers a lot more than ancient bridges, canals, dykes and the centrepiece a magnificent garden villa.
4、Shanghai上海：one of China's most famous cities, Shanghai is home to over 23 million people. It is a global financial center and one of China's largest transportation hubs. It is a true cosmopolitan metropolis which beautifully combines Chinese and Western cultures, making it a very special place for visitors. The city has a long history, but with a very modern vibe. It is renowned for sites such as The Bund, the Yuyuan Garden, the Shanghai Museum, the China Art Museum and much more.
1. Baotu Spring, Jinan济南趵突泉：The city of Jinan, which is known as a city of spring for every family to share and for everyone to enjoy, has been bought to fame through its amazing springs. Amongst the seventy-two surrounding springs in this city, Baotu Spring is the crown. Located in the center Jinan, to the south lies Thousand Buddha Mountain, to the north lies Da Ming Lake, to the east lies Quan Cheng Square, this nice spring in the middle of the bustling city is not only a top distinctive cultural scenic spot but also has become the symbol of the city of Jinan.
2、Daming Lake大明湖：located in the old northern part of Jinan, close to Thousand Buddha Mountain and Baotu Spring, Daming Lake is one of three largest tourist attractions of the city. Daming Lake is formed out of the several springs that exist in the Baotu Spring Cultural Park.
3、Mount Tai - Chief of the Five Sacred Mountains in China五岳之首-泰山：With an area of 426 square kilometers and the altitude of main peak 1,545 meters, Mount Tai is located in Tai'an City of Shandong Province. Among Five Sacred Mountains in China, i.e. Tai Shan, Heng Shan (衡山) in Hunan Province, Hua Shan in Shaanxi Province, Heng Shan (恒山) in Shanxi Province and Song Shan in Henan Province, Tai Shan is the most famous one, and it was listed in the World Natural and Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO in 1987.
4、Dai Temple岱庙：Located in the south side of Mountain Tai, Dai Temple is also called Dongyue temple. It is the largest and most intact ancient architectural complex, and Fengshan Ceremony and God of Mountain Tai Sacrifice were held in the temple.
5、Temple of Confucius (Kongmiao) 孔庙：The temple is for the Confucius, the great thinker, statesman, and educationist of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476BC). Located in the middle of Qufu city, it is an oriental architectural complex, magnificent and imposing.