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Half Day City Walk to Experience Chinese Taoism and Tibetan Culture

Sichuan is not only the gateway to Tibet, but also the second largest Tibetan area in China. For those who plan a trip to Tibet, this half day tour gives a good opportunity to experience the culture shock by walking around Tibetan Quarter nearby Wuhou Temple; Qingyanggong Taoist Temple is the largest Taoist location in downtown Chengdu, and understanding Taoism is one of the most efficient ways to dive into Chinese culture as it plays an important role in shaping Chinese ethics, societal frameworks and aesthetics.

8:45-09:00 Meet at Qingyanggong Taoist Temple
9:00-10:00 Qingyanggong Taoist Temple Tour
10:00-13:00 A Taster of Tibet:Tibetan Quarter Visit
13:00-14:00 Jingli Old Street Tour

per adult from

$120

AUD

Duration

6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Qingyang Palace (Green Ram Temple)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Qingyang Palace (Green Ram Temple), Sec.2 Western First circle Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610072 China

    Chengdu is a dynamic city – some people say it is the fastest growing city in the world! Skyscrapers and shopping centers are being built up quickly everywhere in the city. However, there are still some peaceful places left, where you can rest your stressed soul. One of them is  Qingyang Temple – the place where Laozi is to be said that he spoke the Tao Te King (also: Dao De Jing 道德经) to one of his disciples, which is one of the main books (besides the famous I Ching/Yi Jing 易经) of Daoism.
    Learn about Taoism by visiting the largest Taoist location in Chengdu and freshen your knowledge of Taoism both as a religion and an ancient philosophy.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wuhou Memorial Temple, No.231 Wuhou Temple Street, Chengdu 610041 China

    Known as Little Lhasa, Chengdu‘s colorful Tibetan quarter is as close as one can get to Tibet without traveling to the remote Sichuan countryside or crossing the border to Tibet itself. Wander down Wuhouci Heng Jie, directly opposite Wuhou Temple, and take in the sights: monks wrapped in maroon robes counting beads behind their backs, vendors selling yak butter on the street, and shop after shop of Tibetan Buddhist religious icons, prayer flags and wheels, tapestries, incense, wildly patterned leather boots, and beads of every hue, size and price.
    We will not only walk around this Tibetan Quarter, but also taste Tibetan food like yak meat, drink yak butter tea,together with a Tibetan culture demonstration by our guide.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jinli Pedestrian Street, No.231 Wuhouci Street, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041 China

    Just outside Wuhou Temple is Jinli Street, a narrow street of shops, restaurants and craft stalls. The architecture of this quaint pedestrian street mirrors the Qing Dynasty style of the temple making it one of the most popular Chengdu places of interest.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Qingyang Palace (West Gate), 9 Yi Huan Lu Xi Er Duan, Cao Tang Can Yin Yu Le Quan, Qingyang Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Jinli Road, Jin Li Lu, Wuhou Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Jiuzhai Minjiang International Travel Service

Activity ID: V-13915P71

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