Forbidden City

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  • noun

Synonyms for Forbidden City

the sacred city of Lamaism

a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China

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Since June 13, the Forbidden City has required visitors to purchase tickets using IDs, such as passports, with advance booking online strongly encouraged.
the majestic grandeur of the Forbidden City, the elaborate imperial summer palace before it was burned--and after.
The Forbidden City, Beijing | The Forbidden City, Beijing
The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty, he said.
However, ancient documents contain "brief remarks" that the Large Stone Carving in the Forbidden City was transported there on a wooden sledge along an artificial ice path.
Eleven tourists and police officers were also injured by the jeep, which crashed into a guardrail of Jinshui Bridge on the moat of the Forbidden City before bursting into flames at 12:05 pm," it said, citing police and emergency officials.
Sydney :A China theme park in Australia featuring a full-size replica of gates to the Forbidden City and a nine-storey temple could rival the Sydney Opera House as a tourist drawcard, officials said Monday.
And a lot of them - including a record 182,000 in a single day - have flocked to the impressive Forbidden City in the capital.
The announcement of the award coincided with a performance at Beijing's Forbidden City Concert Hall by the China Youth Symphony Orchestra, in which Pressler performed two concerts.
Museum Speelklok Museum Speelklok presents the exhibition SingSong, Treasures from the Forbidden City from 16 October 2010 up to and including 28 February 2011.
The catalog accompanies the exhibition Jiang Guo Fang: The Painter of the Forbidden City at the Palazzo Venezia, Rome in 2005.
A police escort cut through Beijing's clogging traffic to ferry them to The Forbidden City, where they were given a whistle-stop tour of the imperial palace.
The China Guide, a China-based tour operator, will include Beijing city historical sites including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace in its new Beijing tour offers.
Prior to the meeting, Gunay visited the Forbidden City, which was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.
Prices start from as little as $340 per person per night in a twin room and there is the option to enjoy various tours including the Great Wall, Ming Tombs and the Forbidden City.