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Forbidden City Tips

1. Admission Fee: Nov. 1 to the next Mar. 31: CNY 40Apr. 1 to Oct. 31: CNY 60CNY 10 for the Treasure Gallery; CNY 10 for the Clock and Watch Gallery   2. Opening Hours: Nov. 1 - the next Mar. 31: 8:30 to 16:30Tickets not available after 15:30 and last entry at 15:40Apr. 1- Oct.31: 8:30 to 17:00Tickets not available after 16:00 and last entry at 16:10Recommended Time for a Visi... More

Forbidden City Facts

Facts Forbidden City, which is located at the center of Beijing, was the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties. With an area of 74 hectares, this rectangular imperial palace is the world's largest palace complex. It has stunning 9,999 rooms, 6-meter-deep moat and a 10-meter-high red wall. The distance of north gate and south gate is 960 meters, while the distance between the gates in th... More

Forbidden City Useful Information

Recommended line (1)East Line: Wumen (Meridian Gate)-Gate of Supreme Harmony (Taihemen)-Hall of Supreme Harmony (Taihedian)-Hall of Central Harmony (Zhonghedian)-Hall of Preserved Harmony (Baohedian)-Gate of Heavenly Purity (Qianqingmen)-Six Eastern Palaces (Dongliugong)-Palace of Tranquil Longevity(Ningshougong)-Zhenfei Well (2)West Line: Meridian Gate (Wumen)-Gate of Supreme Harmony(Ta... More