"Forbidden City" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by geekgrrl

  Moat of the Forbidden City
by geekgrrl

Center of Beijing
This place is as mammoth as everyone says. Normal tours take you down through the center of the city which takes a couple of hours. We went back on a free day and spent 6 hours (much to our surprise) wandering the palaces on both the east and west side. I enjoyed the east side the most.
This photo is taken from the northeast side outside the City to try and get a sense of how huge the Forbidden City really is.

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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  • Written Jun 12, 2004
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