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Hall of Preserving Harmony (Baohedian)

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Address: Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
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Nine marble dragons lord over the staircase at the rear of this hall,...

Nine marble dragons lord over the staircase at the rear of this hall, formerly the site of municipal exams.

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Nice throne.

When walking thru the Forbidden city doing the quick route from South to North you can't miss it, it's the third building. Needless to say the first two are more impressive. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2013
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Tinsukia, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

By now i was disinterested in seeing same looking structures over and over again, that too from the outside while fighting the hoards of other tourist. Instead its better to enjoy the marble courtyard on the left hand side of the Hall.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Must see in Beijing Very nice place a little bit too much people but I was very happy too see this place

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Built slightly differently than its surrounding Halls, the Hall of Preserving Harmony has no support pillars. It's right on the N-S axis, so you can't miss it. Jostle with the crowds to look inside and see the impressive throne.

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

After visiting the Hall of Great Harmony, this Hall follows on the tour from the south to north. Its inside is quite interesting and well kept.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

To see inside this Hall it is necessary to elbow your way to the front of the crowds of Chinese tourists who are also trying to look through the doors and to the throne. The building itself is little different to all the other structures within the Palace complex.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

The most impressive thing (or should I say - only impressive thing) on this hall is the golden dragon throne. Despite what it says, I am not 100% sure this is the real thing, but rather a good replica. Still, worth a 2-minute glimpse.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

When walking thru the Forbidden city doing the quick route from South to North you can't miss it, it's the third building. Needless to say the first two are more impressive. The audio tour we took from the front gate was quite good, it was able to explain lots without one having always to read a book.

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El Paso, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

The golden dragon throne is preserved very well in Hall of Preserving Harmony. You can feel the majesty of the emperor in Qing Dynasty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

The third building in the Forbidden City. In the inside there is a golden dragon throne that was preserved quite well. It should be on your list if you are going to the Forbidden City. Summary- To better make sure you get to all the places in the Forbidden city. Buy the 5 rmb map at the outside where you... More 

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