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Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Beijing being the cultural city of China holds one of the main monumental asset in shape of “Forbidden City”
A very huge place with loads of tourists everywhere.
One must need to know about the Dynasties in China in order to understand well about this place.
Too many gates, imperial garden , a huge surrounding wall spanning over hundreds of meters.If you want to know about the culture of China, then its a must visit place.

Date of experience: February 2019
5  Thank aitzaz206
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Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

Still awesome to get to know the historical values of China.
Perfectly preserved architecture .
Beautiful trees.
The visitors and local Chinese makes it even better with some even rented costumes to dress up and walk around .
Perfect picture moment in my opinion.
Worth the visit as the entry ticket is not expensive .
Do go for it if you are here . Don’t waste the opportunity. Easy to locate by walking , just look at the signage. You don’t even need gps.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank hokag3
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Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

It will take you a few hours to go through this complex and see everything. Is better if you take audio tour guide for only 40 yuans.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2019

My wife and I really enjoyed our private tour. We started in the Tian'anmen Square area and then walked to/through Forbidden City area which is next to Tian'anmen. Quite a bit more walking than we were expecting, but very informative and many beautiful buildings to see and stories to hear. Highly recommend going with a guide that can give you so much more insight to all the different things a normal tourist would not have a glue about. Altogether, we spent about 3 hours at both Tian'anmen and Forbidden City and it was not too crowded either. Nice amount of time to enjoy both.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris V
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Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

Spent several hours with a tour group exploring the complex but given time to explore on our own too. A must when in Beijing but wear comfy shoes as it is enormous. Visited 5 years ago so time to revisit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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