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The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Stunning gardens

Do not miss these. They are right at the end of the complex and are stunning in their simplicity and beauty. A fabulous finish to a wonderful experience in the forbidden city.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed these gardens but was extremely busy so could be hard with children. Nice scenic views and beautiful gardens

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If this was the only garden the Chinese emperor had in the forbidden palace, then I should feel sorry for him. A random garden park anywhere in the city would beat this place easy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss these. They are right at the end of the complex and are stunning in their simplicity and beauty. A fabulous finish to a wonderful experience in the forbidden city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden is located inside of Forbidden city. Beautiful place for king wife or mistress. There are ancient trees

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is beautiful and located in the forbidden city. There are some exquisite historical trees within . You can't go to the Forbidden City and miss this attraction ! Definitely a must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We were here in winter and it was gorgeous, so I can only imagine it must be even more beautiful in warm weather. There are ancient trees, pavilions and coral sculptures, It's a beautiful place to walk around and a fitting ending to your visit to the Forbidden City.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The palace was amazing and tranquil. The buildings are so arnate and well preserved....highly recommend this as a must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

There are several garden in the palace but what i saw in the picture of trip advisor it located in the back of forbidden city. Very Unique and calm garden, but over crowded humans there. I like how chinese people back than, really making an art to their garden. I love it, you can go any time in a year... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is a beautiful, tranquil area which is well worth the visit. The is a long open corridor which would be at least 1 km along the side of a huge man made lake. Near the end of the corridor there is a jade boat (almost a ship) carved out od a solid piece of jade sitting in the water.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

For me its always about the gardens .Next to travelling ..garden is my passion. I loved the ancient gardens and I especially loved the masses of lotus floating in the lakes. Such a rare sight for me to see.

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