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Famen Temple Day Tour

Highlights / General details Famen Temple: The Famen Temple, renowned for storing the veritable Finger Bone of the Sakyamuni Buddha, is located in Fufeng County of Shaanxi Province. With a history of 1,700 years, Famen Temple is considered the "Forerunner of the Ziggurat in Central Shaanxi." Qianling Mausoleum: Qianling the tomb of the third Tang emperor, Li Zhi, and Empress Wu Zetian, is located on Liangshan Mountain, 6 kilometers north of Qianxian County seat and 80 kilometers from Xian. Qianling is the most typical and best preserved of all the eighteen Tang mausoleums. The Qianling Tomb is where the third Tang-dynasty emperor and his empress were buried together. The third emperor was Li Zhi and his empress was Empress Wu Zetian. This is the most representative among the eighteen Tang-dynasty tombs and the best preserved. The scope of the tomb is very large with the precincts of the tomb and gardens totaling an area of 2,400,000 square meters. Inclusion Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program. Local English-speaking tour guide for transfer and sightseeing program. Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary. Meals as specified in the itinerary. Parking fee & toll fee wherever applicable. Exclusion Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Pick up around 8:30am. Duration Approximately 8 hours. Location Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30am. Exclusion Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Pick up around 8:30am. Duration Approximately 8 hours. Location Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30am. Itinerary After a drive of 120km west of Xian, we will arrive at Famen Temple which was first set up during East Han Dynasty and is renowned for storing the veritable Finger Bone of the Sakyamuni Buddha. After lunch, we will visit Qianling Tomb, the co-tomb of Emperor Tang Gaozong (Li Zhi, 628 A.D.-683 A.D.) and Empress Wu Zetian (624 A.D.-705 A.D.), the only Empress in Chinese history. End the tour and transfer you to the hotel. During today's tour, a Chinese cultural shop visit is organized. Policies Tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**
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