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Southern Song Dynasty - Free Walking Tour

Your guru: Michael
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  • Hangzhou
  • Available in: English

About the guru Michael

I am Michael Shen, and I was born in Shanghai where I finished my college, but I grew up in Hangzhou. My major is in public management and I have learned English as my 2nd language. Traveling is my favorite thing, and I have already visited up to 65 countries, 400 cities and many attractions, so this experience has let me known what the travelers need and how to help them, w... More »

I am Michael Shen, and I was born in Shanghai where I finished my college, but I grew up in Hangzhou. My major is in public management and I have learned English as my 2nd language. Traveling is my favorite thing, and I have already visited up to 65 countries, 400 cities and many attractions, so this experience has let me known what the travelers need and how to help them, while exchanging and sharing traveling ideas with them about transportation, accommodation, food, local culture and history etc. This is my main purpose to be a Guru, I think. To be a native free tour lecturer and guide, I and my team would like to do our best and go as far as we can. So let's go!

About the tour

The Southern Song Dynasty (A.D.1127-1279), with its capital city Lin'an (current name Hangzhou), is one of the most impressive and important periods of time in Chinese long history, and it deeply impacts today's China and Hangzhouer's daily life. Why and how? The tour will tell you the details about it.

If you are a curious, challenging or knowable traveler or resident and you like local culture, history, and architecture, food and you want to meet like minded people from all over the world, this is the free tour for you. You will find interesting, exciting, amazing or unexpected details thanks to all the hidden stories, the zigzag alleys and terraces, the leisure life of locals, the treasures in the museum, etc. So Join us!

Tour Highlights:

*Muslim corner and mosque

*The ancient printing technology

*Imperial street discovery

*Former Zhejiang Industry Bank

*Old CBD

*Chinese Medical Clinic

*Citygod temple

*City gate

*And more...

Recommendations:

*Please book at least one night in advance. .

*It is suggested to arrive 10-15 minutes before the starting time.

*Wear comfortable walking shoes (no high-heels, because of the terrace).

*It is recommended to have a raincoat or umbrella.

*This is a free tour, the tip at the end of the tour is based on the experience that you have.

*Any kind of insurance is not covered and it is excluded during the tour.

Meeting Point:

Exit A,Ding'an Rd.Metro station,Line 1. ,Xihu Ave. 集合地点:地铁一号线定安路站A出口

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How to find me: Look for the guide with an orange umbrella
Tour duration: 3 hours

Tour schedule

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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