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The Nine Dragon Screen 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 3 November 2017

The Forbidden City is a venue where all major Chinese architectural themes are celebrated. As such, although it is easy to recognise that the Nine Dragon Screen is one of the highlights, it is also, perhaps unfairly, not one perhaps where visitors dwell long enough....More

Thank ianwyj
Reviewed 2 November 2017

only 3 dragon screens exit in china.. this being one of them.. i had internet explainations, but it will be better if you have a guide. it looks grandeur and definitely a privilege to see one of these in your lifetime. this has weather through...More

Thank MaraBois
Reviewed 30 October 2017

To the untrained eye you may just walk past this without thinking. But in it's time this was an incredibly achievement, the artistry and craftsmanship here is incredibly impressive and each dragon has it's own legend. You will need to buy an extra ticket for...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum - Yet another star attractions in the palace museum... Good.

Thank happybooks303
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Realize were are just talking about a screen, like a real long billboard ( i know it's a tacky term) here and not the whole museum. It's long and intricate and a very cool piece of historical art. It is included in your palace entrance...More

Thank mfd6860
Reviewed 10 October 2017

For many tourists taking tours of the Forbidden City the Nine Dragon screen will remain unseen. Most tours follow the main line of halls and miss many of the smaller features of this amazing museum. While hidden away on the western side of the grounds...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Nine Dragon Screen is absolutely beautiful and well worth a visit. Most people head straight down the central route through the gates and halls and temples. But to visit the screen you head to the right after you enter the main gate. There;s an...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 7 June 2017

so far as I can tell you only get to see this is you buy the extra ticket for the exhibitions around the city eg the clocks and jewellery- on our first visit this was not included and I had to demand to be taken...More

Thank mikey2846
Reviewed 26 May 2017

In traditional Chinese architecture, screen wall (image wall) separated the inside of a home/property from the outside/the street. So this particular screen separates the inner court and the other parts of the Forbidden City. In ancient times, the people put up such a wall to...More

1  Thank RayParks
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Many exhibits are hidden within the city. This being one. Enter via Tiananman and head right . You'll get to the many museum exhibits that need paying to enter. The nin dragons are magnificent. Don't miss them.

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