Palace Museum to Offer Half-Price Tickets & Other New Amenities

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, is ramping up its offerings this Fall. Starting next month and going for a trial period from September 12-14, visitors can purchase half-priced tickets to the Palace after 2pm. The discounted tickets will be just 30 yuan ($4.90). In addition, on the first Wednesday of each month from November 2014 through April 2015, teachers, college students, doctors, volunteers, police and military personnel will be able to visit free with an appointment. And in further efforts to make visitors’ experiences at the Palace Museum even more comfortable, hundreds of new seating options and improved bilingual signage and navigation marks will be added throughout the grounds. The Palace Museum is working to upgrade the facilities and amenities to improve the visitor experience, as well as in preparation for the former imperial palace’s 600th anniversary in 2020.

beijing_forbidden_city

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News

  • 12/19/2014 China and U.S. Focus on Tourism and Exchange at JCCT Meetings...Read More
  • 12/19/2014 Hotel Boom in China: New Hotel Openings & Many More in Development...Read More
  • 12/19/2014 Forbes Releases List of Top 30 Chinese Cities for Tourism...Read More
  • 12/19/2014 Beijing to Get Third Airport to Ease Travel...Read More
  • 12/15/2014 Shanghai to Offer Tax-Free Shopping to Visitors...Read More
  • 12/15/2014 Hilton Garden Inn Opens in Lijiang City...Read More
  • 12/15/2014 Air China’s Website Revamped...Read More
  • 12/15/2014 Archaeology Museum to be Built in Xi’an...Read More
  • 12/05/2014 Beijing, China Featured in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade...Read More
  • 12/05/2014 Shanghai, China Ranks in Top 20 Cities for Tourists...Read More