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This is the largest building in the Forbidden City. You used to be able to go inside but due to the huge crowd they roped it off so you could only view it from the outside. Now they roped it off even further down to...More

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Must see. But go early very crowded all the time, but early morning better to visit. Be prepared for a lot of walking

Thank RaviA651
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hall of supreme harmony is one of the largest wooden structures in China. I found it to be the most striking building inside the forbidden city.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can’t enter but the real beauty of the place is the exterior which has been repainted for the Olympics. Seen on the walking tour through the Forbidden City.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed the chance to see this amazing place again .Fewer people would have really made for a better atmosphere but understand this is getting a more and more popular destination .

Thank thepipefishfans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hall of great fame is masive structure in tiamen square. Way good to get your picture clicked. Massive

Thank MukeshG292
Reviewed 1 week ago

the buildling is amazing, its remarkable to me that it is so well preserved. the entire palace museum is that way, it is mind blowing how large it is. Tip would be to bring your own water and snacks when out for the day, but...More

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many things to see in the palace museum and this is just another fabulous place to see. I now know where the lighting poles are on the buildings in the palace museum which is quite ingenious. Anyhow there are lots more photo...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This towering Hall of Great Harmony featured a stone sculpture that was one piece and extended the full length of the stairs. It was brought to the site via a canal connected to the moat around the palace.

Thank 69judyw2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest building in the Forbidden City. We were not able to enter the building however you can get views of what is inside. Be prepared to battle crowds.

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Vivian S
7 March 2018|
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Response from jo s | Reviewed this property |
On their website they say it will be closed in 2018 from 2 march up to 21 march for an upgrade. Normal opening hours you can find there to and you can preorder tickets.
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6 August 2015|
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Response from Shey816 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about closure of Forbidden City. Probably during major holidays like Chinese New Year. As for Tiananmen Square, it's like an open park so you can visit anytime. However, the surrounding attractions like Mao's... More
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