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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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