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Forbidden City Music Hall

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Address: Inside Zhongshan Garden, West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Music Hall Venue for Ochestral Music, Opera,etc

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Music Hall

This review is of the music hall and not the Forbidden City. This music hall is located inside Zhongsan Park. Enter by the south gate of Zhongsan Park, walk 100 meters to the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This review is of the music hall and not the Forbidden City. This music hall is located inside Zhongsan Park. Enter by the south gate of Zhongsan Park, walk 100 meters to the North and you will see it. Situated inside Beijing's most beautiful parks, this music hall is not only well known for its acoustics but also its ambiance... More 

1 Thank nellielim
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Just discovered this place this past Dec and realised that the music hall was located inside Zhongshan Garden where the bell and heavenly square like place is located. Although we didn't go in to listen to any musical pieces, I did manage to see the outside contour of the music hall, absolutely spectacular.

1 Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Speachless. That would summerize this visit. It is so equal and precise, visually and mentally. More than the wealth it is the detail and harmony that hits you in the face and in your heart.

Thank ronnie c
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Harming small venue in the forbidden city Witt great accousitcs surrounded by imperial gardens. Easy access via subway line 1.

Thank Michael K
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The walk from where you get dropped off by taxis or tour busses (the exit) to the entrance is pretty long. This is a hugely popular attraction so the lines to get tickets are very long. Bring your passports. It is pretty incredible to witness this kind of history. Absolutely beautiful.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We loved our tour at the Forbidden City! Lines were very reasonable. We bought the excellent audio guide your that has a gps and provides an interesting and thorough explanation on all of the key buildings and monuments. Highly recommended!

1 Thank 100Sharone
Mandurah, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The entire forbidden city is just amazing...worth a good half day or full day if you can. So many separate areas and courtyards and buildings and halls. This hall is no exception.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

I went to the Forbidden City on a very hot day in August. It was the most crowded place that I saw in China. I highly recomment the audio tour because I could never get close enough to read anything as people are all crowded around. They don't let you go inside any of the rooms or anything, you just... More 

Thank Stephanie D
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is one of the busiest attractions in Beijing that attracts lots of people from all over China and the world. It is huge and I recommend a few hours to fully enjoy it. We had a guide who explained the history of the palace and I recommend that. If you are visiting in the summer, bring an umbrella with... More 

1 Thank rals80
Ridgefield, CT
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Forbidden City is through the Meridian Gate behind Mao's Memorial Hall. When you enter the area you can't help but be overwhelmed at the history, the old buildings, the culture and the CROWDS! To view any of the interiors of the building you had to be aggressive and make sure your guarded your valuables in your pockets! There is... More 

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