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The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum

Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

This area had some beautiful items but were very hard to see. The Chinese people are very rude and have no sense of manners or anyone else around them. You will stand in line to see the display and take a picture and they will...More

Thank Texasstarr
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

While the Forbidden Palace is approximately six hundred or so years old, its collection of treasures, accumulated by successive generations of emperors, dates back to as far back as the 10th century. So to say that the collection is considerable (about 1.8 million, to be...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Loved it so much, The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum has a great collection of dynasty old artefacts.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

The forbidden city is a complex of buildings, viewed from the exterior. That's why visiting this add on museum is so important. it is the portion that is an actual museum with artifacts and museum displays. Check the map, it is in the building adjacent...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Many treasures of the emperors were displayed in a row one after another. I admit that I didn’t enjoy it as much as I had in other Chinese museums.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Absolutely stunning display of the treasure the emperors had. Craftsmanship to the extreme of human ability. Pay the entrance fee, see the items from heaven.

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Antiquarium of the Palace Museum is located along the Eastern side of the Forbidden City. The treasure trove displayed here is amazing and gives an insight into the enormous wealth and status of the Emperors. However some write-up would be helpful as well as...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is an attraction within the Forbidden city, costs a bit extra to see but worth it. Also nice because you get away from the crowds for a bit. There is not a lot of English language signage but you can get a sort of...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is a very small exhibition of a part of the fantastic treasure house of the Emperors. Do not be dissapointed that there is not more, but the treasures are spread out across other museums in China so are not concentrated in one place.

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Reviewed October 4, 2015

I agree with the previous reviewer. These incredible national treasures are appalling displayed. The Chinese government should use our entry fees to enhance the displays. The glass isn't clean and there is absolutely no attempt to direct the masses who visit. we found the visitors,...More

Thank lisa m
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