"Wumen" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by limledi

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  • Wumen - Beijing
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Wumen is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City. It is the most imposing of the entrances and is the main gate to the Forbidden City. Everyone who entered the Forbidden City had to observe strict rules concerning the use of the Meridian Gate. The central arch was for the exclusive use of the emperor. Ordinary people were forbidden to enter the city.

Address: North of Tiananmen Square
Directions: In the Center of Beijing
Phone: 010-85007422, 85007421
Website: http://www.dpm.org.cn/

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  • Updated Dec 30, 2006
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