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Turret of The Palace Museum

Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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"forbidden city"
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"moat"
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"architecture"
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"afar"
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"ornate"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turret of The Palace Museum - truly a remarkable feat of architecture. Loved the collection of the local rulers.

Thank Emma G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is also part of palace. The palace is such a huge place with inner circle coming again and again.

Thank MukeshDave
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

You get to see just how huge the area is. It draws you to it from afar. You will want to see this . The water is all around you. Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the view. Well worth the trip and take...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This certainly stands out while you are wandering around the area. From afar the design tends to draw you in, and you find yourself wanting to get closer to this site. Plenty of opportunities to enjoy this space and also take some great photos. Don't...More

Thank Randall K
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

It was a breathtaking view seeing from the outside, the back entrance of the Palace Museum, good to capture some nice shots at this spot in the evening.

Thank Prisca C
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Although there is a turret positioned at each corner of the Forbidden City's outer walls, it's usually the north-eastern and north-western ones that are noticed by most visitors after they exit the site. Each turret was intended to serve as defensive look-outs but with several...More

Thank ianwyj
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

You can see this part of the palace along the outside - the view from the north east and north west are both very good looking down the moat. This area is also great because you can get a true sense of scale for how...More

Thank Adam W
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Unexpectedly informative and revealing, well endowed with artefacts, illustrations and sounds, the three floors bring to life the story of the people ofGlasgow over the ages especially the poverty, domestic privations, the employment and health challenges. There is a whole section devoted to Billy Connolly...More

Thank Writerchappy_13
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

In a strange way, this was one of my favourite parts of the Forbidden City. It is a stunning beautiful and ornate tower. The whole Forbidden City experience is absolutely mind blowing but just make sure you do three things. One; Arrive early. Two; Give...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This building lies at the far end of the visit near the North gate. An exquisite building and has the best architecture in the Palace Museum. A favourite subject of photographers.

Thank nellielim
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