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Address: The Entrance Gates Of Gugong, Beijing 100006, China
Phone Number: 010-85007421,85007420
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This is a must see when visiting Beijing. The place is huge and it is a great look at history in China

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a must see when visiting Beijing. The place is huge and it is a great look at history in China

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A time machine. You can almost feel yourself being transport back in history. Enter it and begin your journey through the Forbidden City.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This gate is so huge and when you walk through it feels like you step hundreds of years back in history! It's an iconic sight and you will most likely cross it on your way to The Forbidden City. Be aware of the crowds..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Entry into the Forbidden City, get a great view from across the street for some good photos, nice entry into the City and well worth seeing.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

First read up on the history of the forbidden city then imagine travelling back it time and walk around this huge enclosed part of the city.... I've visited it more than once to really appreciate the grandeur of it. You cannot not visit this city whilst in Beijing

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is main gate to enter the forbidden city. Forbidden city itself is a complex of ancient Chinese emperor palace. Must visit object in China. It is symbolic.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is the main gate leading to the Palace Museum. Tickets can be bought to your left while approaching the gate, in the middle of the courtyard. It costs RMB 60 per person.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is one of the imposing buildings in the Forbidden City so, if you visit that attraction then you will almost certainly pass through this gate. Like all the other buildings within the old Palace it is classic Chinese architecture. On our visit we were almost overwhelmed by the crowds.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Go in the Spring and you'll avoid all the crowds mentioned by many reviewers! Bought our tickets and we were inside the first courtyard within a few minutes! It's a great intro to what's to come , and again, in Springtime the crowds do not spoil the pleasure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you're visiting the forbidden city you'll likely go through here. It's iconic. You'll be overwhelmed by crowds but that's part of tourism in Beijing. Enjoy it for what it is. It's really amazing.

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Address: The Entrance Gates Of Gugong, Beijing 100006, China
Phone Number: 010-85007421,85007420
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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