The Forbidden City

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Forbidden City (故宫) , Wed 28 Mar - Sun 30 Dec (Every day except Monday)
Established in 1925, the Palace Museum is located in the imperial palace of the consecutive Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. The magnificent architectural complex, also known as the Forbidden City, and the vast holdings of paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, and antiquities of the imperial collections make it one of the most prestigious museums in China and the world. In 1961, the State Council designated the former imperial residence as one of China's foremost-protected cultural heritage sites, and in 1987 it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ticket prices
April 1-October 31: 70RMB
November 1-March 31: 50RMB
Date: Wed 28 Mar - Sun 30 Dec (Every day except Monday)
Time: various-various
Event admission: 50-70RMB
Venue name: Forbidden City (故宫)
Contact:
Open: April-October 8:30am-5pm (last entry 4pm) daily November-March 8:30-4:30pm (last entry 3:30) daily
Admission: Apr-Oct 60RMB; Nov-Mar 40RMB
English address: Tianamen Square, Dongcheng district
Chinese address: 故宫,东城区天安门广场北侧

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