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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Ranked #36 of 1,247 Attractions in Beijing
Type: Architectural Buildings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

great piece of art in The Forbidden City. just beautiful to view. easy to find and worth it. a photo must. classic piece that reminds one of Imperial China.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Was interesting with such bright colours and highly decorated. With swing at one of several sites in Beijing but not a special visit.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This wall is within the Treasure Hall section of the Forbidden City and thus requires the payment of an additional fee. The wall is most beautifully decorated with nine dragons, a rally lovely display.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Forbidden City is packed with people and it is quite suffocating, especially in the August heat. For 10 yuan you get a nice breather from it all in this beautiful photogenic spot.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Visited last May. We visited the Forbidden City and paid the extra for this part of the tour. It is well worth the extra as it gets you out of the crowds - this is not crowded. You see the treasures of the palace:- ornaments, outfits, clocks, ceremonial items etc all in glass cases and the huge outdoor Nine Dragon... More

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Issaquah, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Quite impressive and colorful and I liked the narrative of the missing tile. It's also not as crowded in this courtyard as other areas of the Forbidden City.

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

You have to pay an extra 10 RMB to get into this section of the Forbidden City/ Palace Museum, but it is worth it to see the beautiful displays of ornate handiwork and treasure. This dragon screen is also neat!

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

You will have to pay extra to go to the Treasures Gallery which is where this is located, but it is worth it. The entire Gallery area is nice as it is less crowded, especially during the off season when we visited (Nov). Only 10RMB from Nov to Mar.

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The nine dragon screen is in the palace museum. It's close to the south entrance. It's an awesome masterpiece of the ancient Chinese people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Great photo opportunity. Just make sure you go early. There are always so many people standing near the wall touching the wall ruining your chance to take a good photo. Also, it's quite hard to capture the whole wall you need to stand right near the building in the back for your camera to capture the entire wall. There actually... More

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