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Consisting of more than 9,000 rooms and spread over 250 acres, this huge palace complex was built in the 15th century and later extensively renovated and restored during the Qing Dynasty in the 18th century.
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Visiting in winter is cold so take plenty warm clothes and hot drinks. There are a few shops near entrances and exits for drinks & snacks however. The 'restaurant' just inside the tourist entrance (Tian Men) is actually a small fast food cafe, not very...More
A top must see if un Beijing. The stories behind the city, the architecture the magnificence of the space where a whole city of 6000 people during centuries had their lives sown together. You get to walk the central corridor but the place is so...More
Beautiful chinese emperor palace that still preserved in good condition. Beautiful and grand architecture shows a reflection of how wealthy during the the the chinese dynasty of Ming and Qing where the emperors has stayed inside this beautiful palace. A huge square and can contains...More
I would say you shouldn’t miss this place it so majestic and beautiful I really loved this from the entrance those big red doors I just remembered Karate kid where Jaden Smith touched each every ball which was on the door for good fortune. Would...More
Although it was a pleasant trip we got to see lot of wonderful things Beijing had to offer, but we were extremely disappointed by the unfriendly attitude of the cab drivers and even the folks on the road would stop their car and would offer...More
The Forbidden City is famous in Beijing and recognized around the world. We did not partake in the tour but we did visit all the public areas that are free, just like the rest of the people but skipped anything requiring entrance fees. This area...More
It does take a few hours to see the whole place. I was there for about 4 hours but if you whip round and just see the main palaces it might take you an hour or 2. Depends how keen you are as after a while, they all seem to... More
It does take a few hours to see the whole place. I was there for about 4 hours but if you whip round and just see the main palaces it might take you an hour or 2. Depends how keen you are as after a while, they all seem to blend into one. The guides are a very good though and help fill out the time with really interesting info.