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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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very serene garden

Part of the imperial city. Very nice and serene area in the bustle of Beijing. It's harder than you think to find green areas in Beijing. There are a few parks where you can get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Part of the imperial city. Very nice and serene area in the bustle of Beijing. It's harder than you think to find green areas in Beijing. There are a few parks where you can get away from the noise and the pollution of the city. Nice to be able to just sit for a minute. Of course it's pretty crowded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The garden is a worthy addition to the majesty of the Forbidden City and reflect in full the level of gardening art of the people of the world discovered the Chinese tea rose.

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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is part of emperor palace complex. It was autumn when we went there yet it still can made us interested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Nice and calming place to be away from the hustle bustle of Beijing. The gardens have something to offer to everyone. The architecture and its surroundings lush green gardens, stone structures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

it much have quite some surroundings that the emperor and his staff lived within. The imperial garden are a great visiting and a breath of fresh air.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Some of the trees in this garden are just so old it is unbelievable. The tree trunks are gnarled and worn, full of character and expression. Very impressive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I tried my best to enjoy this would be wonderful space but the crowds made it impossible. It's the last spot in the Forbidden City before you exit and huge tour groups se to linger here awaiting their guide before leaving. Come armed with patience!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Save some time for a walk around this area before you exit as it is a different aspect of the Forbidden City with its ancient trees amid the still spectacularly built structures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is situated to the back of the forbidden city, it is nice to see the variation from the architecture to the garden. Nice to have a rest from all the walking and have something beautiful to look at!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a green area in the northernmost part of the Forbidden City, with plenty of different trees and flora. It is worth to linger here for a couple of minutes.

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