Tiananmen Square is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. The Founding Ceremony of PRC was also held here on Oct 1st, 1949. The National Flag raising in the early morning and the National Flag lowering in the late afternoon is the most solemn daily ceremony on the square.
Forbidden City is one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex in the world. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). There were 24 emperors of the two dynasties lived in the Forbidden City.
After the visiting ends, you will be escorted back to hotel at around 12:00 or 18:00.