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Beijing Summer Palace Admission Ticket
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No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
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BeigongmenBeijing Subway10 min
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Skip the Line: Forbidden City Ticket Booking with Optional Guide Service
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Skip the Line: Forbidden City Ticket Booking with Optional Guide Service

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Avoid any long lines or printing problems with paperless skip-the-line entry to Beijing’s UNESCO-listed Forbidden City. Simply book in advance, stroll straight to check in, then show your passport to ensure hassle-free admission directly into the ancient complex and enjoy plenty of time to browse the site’s major attractions, including the Gate of Divine Prowess, Dragon Throne, and Palace Museum.
USD 8.99 per adult
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Zarza's Travels wrote a review 1 Jan.
China121 contributions8 helpful votes
The most beautiful place I have been in China. No more words needed. Highly recommend. The buildings, history and people were all lovely here. You could spend weeks exploring this area.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Stephen C wrote a review Dec. 2020
965 contributions151 helpful votes
This was the place that the emperors will spend for their retreats in summer months. The palace grounds are huge and the buildings within reflect the opulence of the kingdom era. As we visited on a Monday, quite a few of the attractions were closed so do try to avoid that day if you are planning to visit. Given the size of the palace, do set aside at least half a day to explore the grounds.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Deanosaur89 wrote a review Dec. 2020
Edmonton, Canada870 contributions104 helpful votes
We visited here in December 2020 and enjoyed our visit. The closest metro is at the North Gate but we found entering the East Gate was the best for walking and seeing everything. We had booked a tour guide in the morning to see the great wall and asked them to drop us off at the East Gate. Much of this area is wonderful reconstruction and it is a pretty straight forward path to see everything. In December some of the walking paths were closed but the sights were still very nice. It is important to note that there is a temple which is the focal point of many pictures that is closed on Mondays! Entry to this area is 20 RMB and there are quite a few restaurants you can sit in that have excellent views of the lake and scenery. We will definitely have to come back here in the summer to enjoy the walk a bit more!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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PHR67 wrote a review Dec. 2020
Beijing, China353 contributions117 helpful votes
The Summer Palace is both a historic museum and a very nice park. If you take the long walk around the entire lake you get about 7 kms of exercise and some splendid views. Come early, especially on weekends, because this place gets crowded when the weather is nice.
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Date of experience: November 2020
spp123 wrote a review Nov. 2020
Beijing, China37 contributions2 helpful votes
If you like nature and walking this is a place for you. If the weather is good , you can spend the whole afternoon or morning strolling through summer palace. The place is really big . If you don't like the crowd ( it gets a bit crowded) then stay away from the lake and you can stroll in the park enjoying the nice view as well as old buildings. Must visit place in Beijing .
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Date of experience: October 2020
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