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Address: The Entrance Gates Of Gugong, Beijing 100006, China
Phone Number: 010-85007421,85007420
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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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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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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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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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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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 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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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 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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Essen, Germany
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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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Orange County, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

The meridian gate is within the forbidden city and is impressive structure. There are droves of people entering through it. A spectacular sight,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was pretty cool walking up to this iconic gate as we entered the Forbidden City. I will say that it was interesting to see all of the uniformed and plain clothed police that were lining the entry making sure that no one was doing something that they shouldn't be!

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Visited here MANY MANY TIMES! Here's the main entrance into the Forbidden city! Wu Men serves as the gateway between the emperor's world and the commoners'. If you like to stay in a crowded area, definitely come here in the summer or National Day. Good luck haha. Visited since Aug 1998--Dec 2008.

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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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