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Beijing, China
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About VariArts Travel
VariArts 'Insider Tour' of Beijing and Shanghai are ground breaking. Know these incredible metropolises with the expert perspectives of local designers, architects, military officers, scholars of history and archaeology, nightlife officiendos and home cooks. Yes you heard correctly! Get ready to see a side of China like few others.
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18 reviews
The Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) is one of Beijing’s top attractions, and the crowds it attracts are testament to its popularity. Beat the long lines of tourists waiting to purchase an entrance pass by booking your admission ticket in advance—a hassle-free way for time-limited to travelers to save hours of waiting in line. A digital QR code allows you to avoid the hassle of finding a printer, leaving you more time to explore one of China’s best-preserved royal residences.
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from $4.50
39 reviews
This Shaolin Kung Fu Show is the perfect option for travelers looking for an evening of entertainment in Beijing. Guarantee your entry and secure your place by pre-booking a ticket in advance, and choose to add on hotel transfers if required. The show at Beijing Red Theater includes daredevil tricks, contortion, flying kicks, and incredible martial arts mixed with storytelling.
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from $29.00
16 reviews
The UNESCO-listed Temple of Heaven—a 15th-century imperial altar, once used by Chinese emperors—is one of Beijing’s most popular attractions. Avoid the long wait for admission tickets and get guaranteed direct access with these pre-booked passes. Combo tickets include access to three different parts of the museum: The Circular Mound Altar, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, and the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests.
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from $5.99
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The Mutianyu Great Wall is one of the most popular stretches, and ticket lines can get long. Beat the rush by prebooking online then showing the QR code on your phone at the collection desk. Choose whether to hike up to the Wall under your own steam or add a round trip on the cable car. The shuttle from the ticket office to the wall is at your own expense.
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from $6.80
32 reviews
Head to the Chaoyang Theatre in Beijing for an acrobatic arts performance complete with colorful costumes and dramatic lighting and catchy music. During the 1-hour show, the young performers display immense skill, agility and strength as they execute gravity-defying balancing acts, contortionism, aerial maneuvers and more. This memorable show that both kids and adults will love. You also have the option to upgrade your ticket to include round-trip transfer from your hotel and VIP seating.
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from $35.00
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is very easy to book our tickets and easy to use via QR code. We had a great time in Beijing and impressed to save the world by using paperless.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Supawadee S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you don’t frequent stairs often or unable to do more than a flight I suggest taking the cable car to the top. Took about 25min or stairs to get to a wall entrance. It’s also cash only entrance but atm is available. I visited...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bmilli
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We prepared five delicious 😋 dishes. All came very tasty. We enjoyed the class and the experience and learned a lot about Chinese traditions and cooking techniques. The teachers talk fluent English and were very friendly. We highly recommend this cooking class. A fun morning...More

Thank geraw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great show with traditional Chinese acrobatics, contortionists, and motorcycles in "globe of death." Lasts about 60 minutes, never a dull moment. Kids would love it also. Great value. Ordering tickets online worked perfect, and necessary since the show was sold out. Pick...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank WorldProf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a big TripAdvisor fan and contributor. But this tour booked as part of a package with cruisecouk was pretty bad. We were collected from sunworld hotel by coco. Supposed to leave at 7am, we left at 8am. Ming tombs was interesting. Good stop for...More

1  Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The performance must of changed over time as old reviews detail that the performance is in mandarin with subtitles for the english but now the performance is entirely in english - a top notch performance from the monks - while the story itself is easy...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank StevenX3201
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery, picture perfect. Also recommend cruise of the river in this location, memorable experience.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my daughter and had a great time. Some very spectacular performances! Close to the subway and good restaurants

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The audiotapes did not have enough target points as we wanted. Without the tapes, it would have just been empty structures. Also no western toilets on site.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hape12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful evening and great opportunity to see a cultural show. Costumes and music were great. Show was in English langauge which was an added bonus.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Angelawyche
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