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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

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Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Great photo opportunity. Just make sure you go early. There are always so many people standing near the wall touching the wall ruining your chance to take a good photo. Also, it's quite hard to capture the whole wall you need to stand right near...More

6  Thank Alienandbear
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

It was beautiful but not exciting. We took some photo from that, then continue or visit. Museum was more beautiful.

1  Thank HKAVIAN
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Reviewed 1 week 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!

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Reviewed 1 week 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!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

1  Thank luckyatva
Reviewed August 4, 2018

If you plan to see the Forbidden City, this is worth seeing this in person. The city is massive and feels surreal but it's also full of real human life stories and drama. This is one of them. I recommend researching about the story of...More

1  Thank Dean G
Reviewed July 31, 2018

if you go see the palance, check out the nine dragon screen and see if you can get someone to tell you the story about it. I wont say it here, but its really got some interesting lore about it.

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