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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to buy a separate ticket to reach this spot, not included in the general admission. There are multiple 9-dragon screens in Beijing, for instance, at the Beihai park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vishnu_Pendyala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even the story of the piece of china that broke before the Emperors inspection which in turn has to be replaced with wood (and now is discoloured to the rest of the china) was a nice insight. We were all captivated that includes an 8...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide told us the story behind the dragon screen and then we spent a little time to see if we could find the piece that is not ceramic; it is made out of wood!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace Museum/Forbidden City can be a bit overwhelming with crowds, size, and a little monotonous with the similar architecture. Located toward the back of the grounds, this wall was stunning, different, and beautiful. Not to miss on your tour!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This wall is really quite incredible. I went here with two of my coworkers from Beijing and it was beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kruzinom
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Very beautiful carved dragon screen and similar to the one at Beihei Park. You have to pay extra to enter here but it is worth a visit. Great place to take a picture. It was not crowded when we visited, perhaps it was due to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The Nine Dragon Screen is fascinating and comes with an interesting story. Be sure to listen to your guide or read about it in advance of seeing it!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank familiarandforeign
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The Nine Dragons screen is located inside The Forbidden City. They are part of Chinese mythology and are powerful and benevolent symbols of Chinese history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LaVona C
Reviewed October 1, 2018

each one is different and the photos are amazing of the place. You just keep walking around in wonderment.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Make sure you stop to take in the Nine dragon screen. We had so many people just pass by not knowing what they were missing. That made for a great photo op with us alone at the wall.

Date of experience: July 2018
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