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Turret of The Palace Museum

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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I visited Beijing in December,2015. I went their with my classmates as our graduation trip. We also visited the landmark of Beijing, the Palace Museum. It was very big and the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Beijing in December,2015. I went their with my classmates as our graduation trip. We also visited the landmark of Beijing, the Palace Museum. It was very big and the buildings were so huge. Inside the buildings we could see the magnificent decorations made by different rare materials. Since it was a drizzly day, the floor was a little... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Inside the Forbidden City the Turret is a truly fine specimen of ancient Chinese architecture. A great subject for photographers.

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Tainan, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is actually a park of the Forbidden City tour that we took with "Lily's Private Beijing Tour". It was a nice little climb and gave a good view of the city.

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Adria, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Amazing architecture like the rest of the Forbidden City. However, if possible, get there early and avoid the weekends - there'll still be huge crowds, but maybe a bit less enormous!

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

It really must be a distinction to be the best architectural piece in a complex where every building is vying to surpass the other in beauty. The Turret lies at the fag end of the tour to the forbidden city. You would have walked so much by this time that your feet would be hurting. But suddenly you chance your... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is one of the buildings that must be viewed to be believed. Photos just do not do it justice and is a truly amazing piece of architecture that will leave you gasping.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We visited here at the end of the day and it is so easy to be "templed out" after a long days tour, but the sunset here over the water is worth waiting for. A Grand Finale to our forbidden city tour.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

You may see many people shooting picture here during sunset. The building ia beautiful as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Stunning architecture steeped in history. In your tour of the Forbidden City, don't miss the turret. It is easy to be too tired or just miss the turret by oversight. I recommend taking the time to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Another beautiful building to see in the Palace area.Its maintained and renovated very well.This is also another building to see.

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