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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum

Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Nine Dragon Screen is absolutely beautiful and well worth a visit. Most people head straight down the central route through the gates and halls and temples. But to visit the screen you head to the right after you enter the main gate. There;s an...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 7 June 2017

so far as I can tell you only get to see this is you buy the extra ticket for the exhibitions around the city eg the clocks and jewellery- on our first visit this was not included and I had to demand to be taken...More

Thank mikey2846
Reviewed 26 May 2017

In traditional Chinese architecture, screen wall (image wall) separated the inside of a home/property from the outside/the street. So this particular screen separates the inner court and the other parts of the Forbidden City. In ancient times, the people put up such a wall to...More

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Many exhibits are hidden within the city. This being one. Enter via Tiananman and head right . You'll get to the many museum exhibits that need paying to enter. The nin dragons are magnificent. Don't miss them.

Thank HKeater
Reviewed 20 April 2017

For us this was one of the highlights. Definitely must see. must head right around the clock tower entrance. Have to pay an extra fee. There were not many people heading in that direction as it's not clearly indicated so at first we thought we...More

Thank MaryK090
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Located inside the Forbidden City, this is one of the highlights of the visit. The ceramic art work is exquisite with each of the nine dragons playing with a pearl in the ocean.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was here last time and luckily it is open, this is ceramic art work from old chinese empire. A piece of craft that define as a treasure. shows how chinese do great work of art and put a value inside their work. stopping by...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you make your way to the Forbidden City then don't forget to visit the "Nice Dragon Screen". For me personally it was one of the highlights of the visit .

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 October 2016

When in the Forbidden City try to make your way to visit this, small charge to get in. It is very impressive and afterwards you can visit all the temples that many miss with less crowds in this small area.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Super lucky in FungShui and worth a photo. You may recognise it from the closing credit of the Monkey Magic TV series

Thank 1StepBeginning
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