Best Beijing Walking Tour: History of Chinese Thought and Religion Led by a PhD Scholar
Next, visit the Lama Temple, the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet. Here, your expert docent will tell you about the arrival of Buddhism in China and its role in religious life over the past two millennia. Learn about the main principles of Buddhism and how it has intertwined with the other major Chinese religions.
Finish your walking tour at the Ming Dynasty-constructed Altar of the Earth. See elderly Beijing people practice tai chi in the morning and discover the primary concept of chi (energy of life) in Daoism.
This tour will give you a thorough understanding of the history and influence of Confucianism, Buddhism and Daoism on China and its people.
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- Walking tour
- Semi-private tour
- Professional, scholar guide
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum of two passengers per booking
Reviewed by: Anonymous, October 2014
Reviewed by: Louis, February 2013
This was a great tour. Luke seemed very well read on a wide range of subjects. Very interesting