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Address: No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Within the Imperial Palace , Dongcheng District, Beijing 100000, China
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Again this article is a part of the tour to The Forbidden City Tour. Once you were there, means you must have passed by, crossed, went through or stopped at. I still think all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

As you walk through the Forbidden City you come to several courtyards and open areas, this one being the largest in the centre of the complex. Around it are various Halls and Palaces, most of which you cannot enter although it is possible to view some of the interiors through the open doors.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Again this article is a part of the tour to The Forbidden City Tour. Once you were there, means you must have passed by, crossed, went through or stopped at. I still think all posts should be organised in a better and proper way to avoid duplication and to make it easy for those who intend to follow

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This place is an important point of the forbidden city and also of history: suicide of a queen.Its in the inner part of forbidden city.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I love this section of The Forbidden City. the rooms are restored to their greatness. the throne is quite stunning. Looking at it-one can just envision the Emperors sitting upon it. Something about this section gives off such a powerful feeling. Very good experience indeed.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There are not that many signs that will direct you towards the inner court in the Forbidden City. However, once you reach it, you'd realize just how huge it is. Take 15-30 minutes to walk through the numerous courtyards (some were not open to the public while we were there). While this is the least interesting part of the Forbidden... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The inner court is filled with tons of small courtyards and buildings, each with its own interesting displays of various artifacts such as ceramics, jewelery, manuscripts etc. Fun if you are a museum person.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Like the rest of the imperial palace the Inner Court is mind boggling. When looking at a map you realise not much is open to the public but even what you can explore is vast. I was quite surprised at the lack of signage within the entire palace and the inner court is no exception.Personally I would just wonder around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

When visiting the inner court, you can almost picture yourself being back hundreds of years ago; how the royalties lived and how busy the place is. I am mesmerized by the beauty of the inner court but some protection is needed to preserve the artwork on the walls, pillars and beams. It's sad to see how time and nature have... More 

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