The Orient Express
Sizeable communities of Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and other people from the East call St. Louis home. Today we will explore some of their customs, beliefs and traditions. Visit the Fo Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist temple. Observe and learn about Buddhism, one of the world’s great religions. Pay a visit to Valhalla Cemetery, where many St. Louis Asians have their final resting places. Visit one or more Chinese shops along Olive. Enjoy a virtual feast at Wei Hong, one of the region’s best and most unusual Chinese restaurants. Marvel as we experience a docent-led tour through the Asian Galleries at the St. Louis Art Museum. Linda will lead a guided walk through the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Chinese and Japanese Gardens. learn symbolism and experience the beauty here.
Friday | June 14 | 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.. (Check in at 8:45 a.m.)
Parkway Admin Building. No Refunds after May 14.
All tours are led by Linda Koenig from Gateway Tours and meet at the Parkway Admin Building at 455 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Gold Card/Golden Key Card does not apply.