"Duanmen" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by cal6060
Forbidden City - The Palace Museum, Beijing: 475 reviews and 998 photos
Duanmen is the gate between Tian'anman Gate and Wumen Gate (Meridian Gate). It was established in 1420 as one of the main gates for the royal palace in Qing Dynasty and Forbidden City in Ming Dynasty.
Currently, the main hall for the gate is the exhibition of previous emperors' history and profiles, and exhibition of Calligraphy and Painting masterpieces. You can't really see much of the views from this gates because they have fenced up the outside corridor.
In Chinese: 端门 (Duan Men)
Address: North of Tiananmen Square
Directions: Between Tianan'man Gate and Meridian Gate.
Phone: 010-85007422, 85007421
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