Architectural Buildings in Beijing

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  • FellowTraveler777811
    Brisbane, Australia21 contributions
    Amazing structures. Lots of history and beautiful surroundings. People in traditional costume. Very crowded but well worth the visit.
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • Rogério - 53 countries visited
    Klaipeda, Lithuania847 contributions
    In the palace itself there isn’t much to do except going up the long stairs and appreciate the views. Suggest comfortable shoes.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • Jo K
    Worcester, UK6,276 contributions
    This was a review going back to 2019 as part of a cruise and stay package.
    This part of the wall is superb but don’t have anything to compare it with. It is a long way from Beijing though and during golden week traffic is pretty crazy.
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • richiel747
    Richmond, Canada328 contributions
    Beautiful and peaceful visit to the Temple of Heaven. It was busy on New Years Day and many come to pray at the beginning of the New Year. With Covid restrictions in place, we could not buy a ticket via WeChat however we were able to pay for the ticket in cash when we arrived on site. As a visitor, you do need your passport number to visit the site. The history is incredible and it provides great insight to the spiritual side of ancient times. The buildings are amazing and if you time you visit right when the light is low, the sun lights up the interiors so you can really appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of these buildings. You can race around and see the buildings or spend a lot of time wandering around.
    Written 1 January 2022
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  • Stephen C
    1,070 contributions
    This place reeks of history from recent past , and more importantly into the grandeur of the palace started in the Ming and Qing dynasties.

    Tiananmen Square continues to play a key role in Beijing whereby important parades and events are held.

    If you can wake up early, then you should make your way to the square for the daily flag raising ceremony.
    Written 29 December 2020
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  • Malgorzata
    11,025 contributions
    The largest public square in the world. Tiananmen Square established in the year 1417. Huge scale and space, with an impressive entrance to the Forbidden City. Monument to the People's Heroes is located in the square. National Museum of China is located in the East of the square and on the south side is the Mao Zedong Mausoleum. Tiananmen Square is a cult place that must be seen when visiting China, especially keeping in mind the history of this place.
    Written 29 September 2021
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  • FellowTraveler777811
    Brisbane, Australia21 contributions
    Went to a show at the National Center for the Performing Arts. So colourful, loud and exciting. Stage became a waterfall. Fantastic to watch. Enjoyed it so much well worth the visit
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • CTMerebear
    Beijing, China104 contributions
    Great hike that was not too challenging. Most of the path was pretty safe. (Not too much climbing.) Walking poles are helpful.
    Written 17 February 2021
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  • richiel747
    Richmond, Canada328 contributions
    If you time your visit right in the afternoon, the sun streams through the doors and illuminates the interior and you really can appreciate the relics that have been preserved and you can also see the artwork throughout the interior.
    Written 1 January 2022
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    Probably one of the more magnificent and majestic building in the Forbidden Palace. Great ancient Chinese architecture. Saw this in many Chinese films about ancient China and its emperors and warlords.
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • Russell L
    2 contributions
    This is a very busy site so before you go into a melt down look for a young person that has some grasp of English and show them your ticket, they will always help by pointing out what line you need to join. The staff are also very helpful.
    Written 14 January 2020
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  • The Wandering Chris
    Columbus, GA113 contributions
    Local friend took me here while we are out riding bikes to watch the sunset and it was absolutely beautiful. Droves of people were all gathered around, some with camera rigs that made me jealous. Would recommend to anyone, great way to end a day in Beijing, or start your night ;)
    Written 11 June 2020
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    You can see this building from most places inside the summer palace grounds. A small separate fee is payable to enter this building, with 50% discount for seniors. We enjoyed the view of this building while taking a cruise around the lake.
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • RickFLL
    Fort Lauderdale, FL395 contributions
    I came upon this 9 Dragon Screen on my way to the Treasury Room within the Forbidden City. This ceramic tile screen (seemed to be 30 to 40 feet long) and featured 9 huge dragons, each one different. It was awesomely cool.
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • lhsanki
    Brisbane Region, Australia77 contributions
    As you would expect the Great Wall is very Impressive where ever you see it, this location, best way up is the chairlift, it is not wheelchair friendly at the top and the climb is very steep, you will need a moderate level of fitness, weekends are very crowded you would need to be there early, best time is during the week
    Written 15 October 2018
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