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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Unique piece

I found this wall really interesting, despite it take no more than few minutes to check it out. Yet it is really well done and worthy a stop during your visit to the park

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Luca L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this wall really interesting, despite it take no more than few minutes to check it out. Yet it is really well done and worthy a stop during your visit to the park

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is located on the west side of the Forbidden City and a big picture-taking spot. It is not too crowded because it is a little off the beaten path. Best not to try to get all nine dragon in the shot; just focus on 2 or 3.

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singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Lucky 9 dragon screen is only viewable if you get the ticket to the museum which is on top of the entry to the Forbidden City. It's a screen of 9 dragons. There are apparently only a few left. Three? or Four? There's another at 9 dragon screen at Beihai Park, but it's on two sides, so there's really 18.... More 

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Thank worddict
Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Beautiful screen...make sure to note that the belly of the white dragon has been replaced by a carved wood block! Otherwise this is a very impressive screen. Please note, this is DIFFERENT from the 9 dragon screen in Beihei park...this one is inside the Forbidden city.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Nice place, lots of see of those in smaller sizes around the city, but this one is really huge and well perserved.

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Zhongshan, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This happened to be one of the included exhibits within the Forbidden City Palace Museum that you pay extra to enter (40 RMB for the whole eastern side of the palace). Highlights: -great detail -bright colors that have lasted for so long -fun history behind the symbolism of the dragons, the number nine, and the screen itself (as told by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Its inside forbidden city on the rightside after crossing 3 palaces and can be found nearer to watches museum. Not so extraordinary place rather the dragons are well known for the photos.

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Miami,FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This display will truly inspire you, especially if you're a fan of dragons. I was unsuccessful at snapping a worthwhile picture as it's both exceptionally long and one of those things you need to see in person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Beijing has so much to offer, I really enjoyed my stay there its been a while when l was there. But l was just looking through the photos and thought i would bring them over to TripAdvisor. A must is to have great shoes

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Thank Lee D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The carvings are intricate and the colour is fantastic. The Nine Dragon Wall is not to be missed and although you could spend only a few minuted here you could aso spend many hours marveling at the wall's beauty.

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