"Forbidden City/Palace Museum" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by Scottyj36

  Gate of Supreme Harmony
by Scottyj36

This is a large place with over 800 rooms. Not all rooms are open to the public. This is where most of China's treasures were kept , and where the emporer lived. There is a guided tour by "James Bond" Rodger Moore narrates with a little set you can rent when you enter the Forbidden city. There are several palace rooms with throns that the emporer sat in. Lots of gold.

Admission is 60RMB and the hours are 8:30am-5:00pm summer and 8:30am-4:30pm winter.

Address: Center of the city
Directions: most buses will go there
Phone: 010-85007422, 85007421
Website: http://www.dpm.org.cn/

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  • Written Feb 13, 2003
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