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Rank6 out of 471 attractions in Beijing
Places to stay near Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
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Known as the Forbidden City in the western world, the Palace Museum was converted from the former living quarter of the Chinese Ming and Qing Emperors in 1924.
Also called Palace Museum, the Forbidden City was residence for the Ming and Qing Emperors for almost 500 years.
Also called Palace Museum by Chinese, the Forbidden City was the place where the Ming and Qing emperors lived and worked for more than 500 years.
With a total size of 72 hectares, the Forbidden City is the largest Imperial Palace in the world, where the Chinese emperors resided for over 500 years.
The working and living place for the 14 Ming and 10 Qing Emperors, which was off-limits to the commoners for more than 500 years.
The Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is the largest and best preserved ancient imperial palaces in the world.