Top Attractions

Great Wall Of China

Suburban Excursions

Forbidden City

Forbidden City is located in the center of Beijing ,It used to be the former Imperial Palace for the Ming and Qing emperors. It is the best-preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world .It covers an area of about 720,000 square meters .It is rectangular in shape ,surrounded with a 10-meter high city wall and encircled by a 52-meter wide moat . At each corner of the surrounding wall ,there is a magnificent watchtower ,which was heavily guarded in the old days .Altogether 24 emperors lived and dealed with state affairs in the Forbidden City for a total of 491 years.Fourteen of them were Ming emperors and ten were Qing emperors.

The Forbidden City can be divided into two parts :the Outer Court and the Inner Palace .The Outer Court consists of three main building ,This is the place where the emperors held the grand ceremonies and handled state affairs ; while the Inner Palace is composed of the rear three main palaces and the six eastern palaces and six western palaces .and the Inner Palace was the place where the emperors used to handle daily affairs and the living quarters for the emperors ,empresses and imperial concubines.

Nowdays,Forbidden City has already become a famous tourist attraction . every day, there are thousands and thousands of tourists coming to visit the Forbidden City.

Forbidden City Tickets

  • Entrance ticket : April to October: CNY 60 ; November to March: CNY 40.
  • Treasure Gallery : CNY10
  • Clock and Watch Gallery : CNY10


  • children under 1.2 meters accompanied by an adult can enjoy free ticket.
  • For elementary, middle school, and undergraduate students :entrance tickets is CNY20 by showing valid student I.D.
  • Seniors over 60 year old can enjoy half price.


  • Since 2015,Forbidden City limit the daily number of visitors to 80,000.
  • individual visitors and tourist groups book tickets in advance online
  • ticket office is opened near the Meridian Gate only for foreigners .passports of foreigners need to be shown when buying tickets
  • Smoking is strictly forbidden inside Forbidden City
  • Visitors can only enter through the Meridian Gate (South Gate) and leave from the Gate of Divine Prowess (North Gate) or East Prosperity Gate (East Gate).

Opening Time :

  • Opening Time : April to October : 8:30--17:00; November to March : 8:30--16:30;
  • Ticketing Time : April to October : 8:30--16:00; November to March : 8:30--15:30;
  • Entry Time : April to October : 8:30--16:10; November to March : 8:30--15:40;

Top Day Tour : Mutianyu Great Wall - Forbidden City-Tiananmen Square

Your private tour driver guide meet you at your hotel in the morning ( earlier or later based on your request). we will fist visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City . Lunch will be arranged on your own , after lunch , we drive to Mutianyu Great Wall ,It will take about 1.5 - 2 hours to get there . return you to your hotel at the end of day tour.

E-mail:chunweiwendy@hotmail.comĦĦĦĦMobile:(0086)1369 367 8075