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The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Only pleasant if it isn't crowded!

The Imperial Garden is a beautiful place - a sanctuary. But it really depends on how many thousands of other tourists have the same idea as you...

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Imperial Garden is a beautiful place - a sanctuary. But it really depends on how many thousands of other tourists have the same idea as you...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

It's at the end of the forbidden city. Very nice garden with lots of vegetation and some impressive trees. It would be a very good place to sit and meditate or just enjoy the beautifullness of nature. If you go in August, though, like I went, it will be so crowded that it will be impossible to enjoy. Maybe if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

historically and culturally an important garden. this is where the last emperor took lessons from Mr. Johnson; there are trees over 400 years old; beautiful example of imperial gardens; unfortunately you will be visiting these gardens with another 100.000 people...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

When you enter forbidden city you are struck by a feeling of an immense level of attention towards restoring cultural heritage. The imperial garden is a section which is quite different from other parts in terms to structure and surroundings as compared to the rest of it. Feminine feel would be the right word for it, plants, water, and structure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Small in size, but still beautiful shaded area with old trees, rocks, water near the exit of the Forbidden City. Lots of families use it as resting stop. Im pretty sure that this area is beautiful, but after walking nearly 4 hours all I wanted was to exit and away from the crowds. So I didnt give it much time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Feel surprise how small the imperial garden is. It was located before the exit so it still worth to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Beautiful garden with all four of the traditional Chinese elements: water, stone, plants and architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

You'll find the Imperial Garden at the northern end of the Forbidden City, pretty much on your way out. But do take time to wander around and enjoy the classic Chinese style - 7,000 square metres of landscaping, rockeries and pavilions. After the madness of crowds in the rest of the Forbidden City, this place is a great place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Crowded and narrow, this gardens are a nice way of finishing your visit within the Forbidden City complex. The place could be a little better maintain but still keeps its charm. At the side, there is a couple of lucky fountain where people flip a coin for good luck and in the opposite side there is an interesting collection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Amazing Historical Heritage~~~ !! Roof of Kings Room was so beautiful. Must see place in Seoul~@@ !!

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