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Get a professional guide - that way you can firstly get through the ticketing process easily, get a far better understanding of what you are looking at and if your guide is really good find ways to avoid the crowd. But in saying that you...More
Visited here in early August and it was very hot. There are hardly any places to cool off or get a cold drink. The palaces look nice from the outside but there is no opportunity to see them on the inside.
The palace Museum of the (once upon a time) Forbidden City is Beijing's top visit spot second only to the Great Wall. The entrance is from Tiananmen square and the exit on the other side some one km away. There is a strict entrance procedure...More
This is located inside the Forbidden City walls. It is the largest building in the complex. Once again this is another exhibit that has the doors locked so one must struggle with the crowds to get an interior view.
Once in the forbidden city you will have the chance to look at it . D onot allow to be inside so from outside you may take a glimse of the throne. Be ready to compete with big crows to approach the site
The Forbidden City impresses with its sheer size and this hall is the largest. In fact it is the largest surviving wooden structure in China and rises 30 meters above the square. Housing the Dragon Throne used by the emperors of the Qing dynasty jockey...More
This impressive building is also known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony. It’s the largest structure in the Forbidden City. It’s the first building you see after passing through the Gate of Supreme Harmony. A gold-lacquered throne carved with dragon designs sits in the middle...More
If you are in Beijing, you can't miss the Forbidden City. Book tickets online and then just show your passport. There are some limits on the number of tickets sold per day, so make sure that you get tickets in advance if you are visiting...More
I'm not sure about closure of Forbidden City. Probably during major holidays like Chinese New Year. As for Tiananmen Square, it's like an open park so you can visit anytime. However, the surrounding attractions like Mao's... More
I'm not sure about closure of Forbidden City. Probably during major holidays like Chinese New Year. As for Tiananmen Square, it's like an open park so you can visit anytime. However, the surrounding attractions like Mao's resting place are closed during certain time of the week. You can check their website for any updates