Forbidden City

by Ljgarbanzos October. 07, 2010 1607 views

Home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, this place is simply amazing! A definite must see in Beijing. Be ready to set aside at least half a day to be able to take in all the sites and if you're not with a tour group with your own guide, the automatic audio guide is highly recommended. Also don't miss the Treasure Gallery, for an additional fee of 10 rmb, it's all worth it! It has the single biggest piece of Jade I've seen (called Jade Mountain) which has been engraved with beautiful landscape and people

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