The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City also named the Palace Museum,occupies the central part of Beijing municipality. It was the imperial palace of Ming and Qing dynasties. Its construction began in 1406, it has a history of about 600 years. Over the years after its completion, 24 emperors rulede the whole country from here for nearly 500 years.

In the Forbidden City, there are magnificent nearly halls, quiet pathways secretplaces where important matters were discussed and imperial Garden for the emperor and his family as well as impossing halls and open squares.

The Forbidden City has been well preserved since the founding of the People’s Republic, It is the most magenificient ancient architectural complex we have in our country, it also is the biggest and most intact architectural complex of palaces in the world, The Forbidden City became one of the key unit for preserva-tion of cultural relics in 1961. In 1987, NHESCO included the Forbidden City in the list of World Heritages. The anciet Forbidden City has radiated the vigour of it youth and become the cultural heritage of mankind.

  • Hours:8:30 am to 5:00 pm (1st April to 31th October)
  •  8:30 am to 4:00 pm (1st November to 30th April)
  • Price:60 RMB (1st April to 31th October)
  •  40 RMB (1st November to 30th April)