Forbidden City
Forbidden City, also known as Palace Museum, is the political center and residence of 24 emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties, 14 of them were from Ming Dynasty and rest of them were Qing emperors, they lived inside the big palaces and ruled the whole empire for totally 491 years.
Forbidden City is one of the six world's heritages in Beijing listed by UNESCO, it took almost 16 years to complete this grand compound from 1404 to 1420, after its completion, the third emperor Zhudi moved the capital from Nan king to Beijing, up to now, it has been standing in the center of Beijing for around 600 years and witnessed the vicissitude of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Nowadays, it is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Beijing and it also represents the ancient history and Chinese civilization, so many historical events took place right over here, such as, the last emperor Puyi ascended the throne in 1908. If you want to better understand the history of Chinese feudal society, you can't miss it.
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Correlative Beijing Day Tours

010-010 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Summer Palace

010-011 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Summer Palace + Birds Nest

010-012 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Jingshan Park+ Beijing Zoo (Giant Panda)

010-012A Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Lama Temple

010-014 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Hongqiao Market

010-015 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Foot Massage + Kongfu Show

010-016 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Beihai Park + Beijing Zoo (Giant Panda)

010-017 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Beijing Hutong (with rickshaw) + Xiushui Market

010-018 Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City + Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall + Temple of Heaven

Cruise Ship Shore Excursion - One Day Beijing Tour

Cruise ship Shore Excursion - Two Day Beijing Tour

Editor's Note:   Forbidden City is located in the city center, just behind of the Tiananmen Square, it is very easy to get to, but much to see inside, Forbidden City is famous for its grand building complex and precious curios, it takes you at least 1.5 hours even just walk from the front gate to the back gate.  Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace (010-010) and Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Foot Massage, Kongfu Show (010-015) are recommended by China travel Shanghai.   Cruise ship shore excursion of Beijing Tour was designed for cruise ship passengers during your stay in Tianjin and Beijing.   ----China Travel Shanghai (Please e-mail to tansy@chinatravelshanghai for more info)

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