8:30 am - 5:00 pm
✓ The Forbidden City, located in the centre of Beijing, was the imperial palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911).
✓ It was forbidden to access without a special permission from the emperor; hence its name 'The Forbidden City'.
✓ Explore the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City, the most impressive historical site in Beijing, and discover the secrets that have been hidden for centuries.
Address: 4 Jingshan Front St., Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
✓By Subway: Subway line 1 to Tiananmen east station or Tiananmen west station
✓Please show your passport to the ticket office called “Comprehensive Service Window” (In Chinese “综合服务窗口”).
✓This ticket office is located at the East side of the Meridian Gate (In Chinese 午门), which is the main entrance to the complex after crossing Tiananmen Gate. There you will obtain your entrance tickets