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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is the original Nine dragon wall, built over 1000 years ago as a birthday present for Kubla Khan. It is fascinating and spectacularly beautiful, especially given its age. It was originally built with emeralds jade gold and silver and has stood up quite well...More

1  Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Not spectacular, but nice. Still - worth going there while walking in Beihai park. Good place for selfie :P

Thank Anna W
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Like the title says, this is a rarity and easy to find/tour. The detail and preservation are perfect.

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