Forbidden City

Feel in touch with China’s 5,000-year history at Forbidden City

The Forbidden City, also known officially as the Imperial Palace Museum, was originally constructed by the third Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Yong Le, where 24 emperors once lived successionally between 1420 and 1911. The Forbidden City is probably China’s most famous museum. Now the halls, gardens, pavilions and nearly one million treasures are visited and viewed by 8 million tourists a year.

Forbidden City

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