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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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To get to the nine dragon screen in the Forbidden Palace you need to turn right after passing the three main throne rooms. These screens exist is various places, including in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

To get to the nine dragon screen in the Forbidden Palace you need to turn right after passing the three main throne rooms. These screens exist is various places, including in the Beihai park in Beijing. They are part of imperial ritual, since dragons are associated with the Chinese emperor. The screen in the Forbidden City is beautifully renovated, and... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You will recognize this iconic structure from the beginning of any Chinese made film. Everyone is having their picture made in front of it (depending on the direction of the sun) so get your camera out and smile!

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Nine Dragon Screen id inside the Forbidden City, but you need to buy an extra ticket to get it. Its not expensive though and definitely recommend it! Most people do not do it, so it's nice and quiet compared to the tour group filled Forbidden City itself. The Dragon wall itself is very colourful and makes nice photos!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This attraction is within the Antiquarium of the Palace Museum and therefor it is necessary to pay the additional entrance fee. However, the fee is well worth it because this is a lovely display on one of the walls. The colours and the modelling of the dragons is great and its a real privilege to be able to see it.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Nine Dragon Screen is an additional cost on top of your entry ticket but definitely worth while. Tickets can be purchased at the Forbidden City entry gate or internally. It is far less crowded and gives you a break from the flag bearing tour groups. An English speaking self guided tour headphone sets will provide interesting information about the... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Its more magnificent than 9 Dragon wall in Datong, and is an art master piece.Bring a camera with wide angle lens.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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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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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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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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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing

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