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Turret of The Palace Museum

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turrets seem to be a common place in Chinese architecture. This turret is quite characteristic of the summer palace that houses it. Don't miss to take the picture of this amazing master piece of architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vishnu_Pendyala
Reviewed October 1, 2018

There are so many things to see inside the palace museum and there are so many fascinating photos to take.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Architecture is incredible - they were a very gifted and clever culture. Well worth the visit, take time to look up and see what they achieved.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed July 31, 2018

its hard to believe that this is all authentic and real. it is truly breathtaking to see it all. the entire palace area was that way. you could spend an entire day here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robnkim
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Turret of The Palace Museum - truly a remarkable feat of architecture. Loved the collection of the local rulers.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This building is also part of palace. The palace is such a huge place with inner circle coming again and again.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed May 14, 2018

You get to see just how huge the area is. It draws you to it from afar. You will want to see this . The water is all around you. Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the view. Well worth the trip and take...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank franny55
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This certainly stands out while you are wandering around the area. From afar the design tends to draw you in, and you find yourself wanting to get closer to this site. Plenty of opportunities to enjoy this space and also take some great photos. Don't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Randall K
Reviewed February 27, 2018

It was a breathtaking view seeing from the outside, the back entrance of the Palace Museum, good to capture some nice shots at this spot in the evening.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Although there is a turret positioned at each corner of the Forbidden City's outer walls, it's usually the north-eastern and north-western ones that are noticed by most visitors after they exit the site. Each turret was intended to serve as defensive look-outs but with several...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ianwyj
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