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It may not be your 'western ' idea of a garden but it is a pleasant end to your visit through the Forbidden City.
Take a while to relax before you join the bus / taxi / tuk-tuk melee outside. You'll be grateful that you...More
It is supposed to be a sacred place for the emperors with in the forbidden city. By the time you reach there from the entrance at the southern gate you are all tired but this garden gives you some peace and relaxation but crowded with...More
an oasis within the forbidden city... This is a beautiful space to take a rest and have some water. Bring plenty of water, a frog togg, and an umbrella for shade in the summer palace because this garden provides the only shade.
Located inside the Palace Museum the Garden is a very pleasant place just to stop for a while 0 though a lot of others seem to have the same idea and the seats areat a premium. Still a nice place to see - where the...More
The sheer number of people passing though the garden daily is staggering. Despite the tourist volume, the garden is quite beautiful. Towers of natural limestone "sculptures", flowers, trees, and water features create a divine scene. Just stop for a minute and tune out all of...More
Some of the trees and plants, and the rock formations, are very exotic and in a nice way, unusual. For the palace inhabitants it was probably a peaceful and tranquil haven. During my visit, it was loaded with sightseers and a little noisy. It was...More