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The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum

Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Ranked #23 of 1,229 attractions in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
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Bangkok
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238 reviews 238 reviews
188 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

There are a lot of beautiful displays here including gold ornaments, royal furniture, outfits, and all sorts of beautiful stuff. I loved it. My wife is not so interested in museums, so she found it a bit boring. If you are more interested in the architecture of the Palace Museum, you could skip this section as it is an extra... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We purchased some awesome jade and paintings. We felt good that everything was certified for age and purchased from a reputable location.

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Daly City, California, United States
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158 reviews 158 reviews
118 attraction reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Definitely worth the 10 rmb to go inside to see all the jewelry The 9 dragon screen wall is also here. If you don't come see this section in the Forbidden City you'll missing out on 1/4 of what you should see in the forbidden city. Summary- Museum is on the east side of the forbidden city inside. The glass... More

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Shinagawa, Japan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

You need to pay extra 10 Yuan to enter. There you can see NINE Drangons Wall. I found not much interesting things except the wall.

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

a beautiful place with great historical background, I saw a lot of history penunggalan like back to the great dynasty china, museum made ​​me learn a lot of history

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Good to visit and see all the museum of the palace we have in China. We think it one of the best thing to do and to see when you are visit our country.

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Phoenix
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

This costs little, but worth every penny to see it.

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Oahu, Hawaii
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I thought the National museum in Taipei is much better. Although the palace in Beijing is older and the structures more impressive. Taipei has more treaures (I guess nationalist took them back in 1949)

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Loved the buildings and rooftops in the Forbidden City. The design of the courtyard and tiered levels was genuis... all levels 'tilted' enough for rain to shed through the carved granite/marble dragon heads.

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