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Tongzi River

The Moat of The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Rather atmospheric at dawn and dusk

Well, of course, it's not a river and never has been. But there's always been a tradition to... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
ianwyj
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Singapore
Lovely views

The moat surrounding the Forbidden City are known as Tongzi He. They were important for defending... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 Dec 2017
“Rather atmospheric at dawn and dusk”
3 Apr 2017
“Lovely views”
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The Moat of The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Well, of course, it's not a river and never has been. But there's always been a tradition to 'glamourise', if you will, the names of places, things and even food as long as it was important to ancient Chinese royalty. In reality, it's a moat,...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

The moat surrounding the Forbidden City are known as Tongzi He. They were important for defending the city during the Imperial era. Previously the Tongsi He was linked to the lakes and rivers in the city. The water was also of high quality originating from...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The willow and the tower reflected on the river are so beautiful that you feel like you are seeing an old Chinese painting. This place is a fantastic spot for taking some pictures, too. I stood at the riverside and watched some people relaxing there....More

Thank ワンケディ
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

standing at the corner of Jiao Lou 角楼, two direction of Tongzi river in front of you. This view is one of the best view.of traditional beijing, hold your breath when looking through the river. Lots of photographer come here when the weather is good...More

Thank Rita Q
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