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Inner Court, Beijing

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Get a taste of the extravagant life of Chinese emperors and their families at Inner Court, located in the former royal residence. It represents the largest courtyard in the center of the complex, with the various palaces surrounding it each displaying artifacts, such as ceramics, jewelry, and manuscripts. See the palace where the emperor lived, and take a look at the palace occupied by the empress. The two buildings represented Yin and Yang, and the union of Yin and Yang took place in the third palace. Take a walk in the small imperial garden just behind the halls. Use our Beijing trip maker website to visit Inner Court on your trip to Beijing, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • If the Outer Court of the Forbidden City, was meant to demonstrate all of the pomp and majesty of China's royalty, then the Inner Court was intended to allow the emperor and his family to find a peace...  more »
  • The Forbidden City is very large, and it is really difficult to follow the order of the tour, I completely lost the direction. Here is the emperor's office, but there really is no special meaning.
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  • I just don't know what to say about The Forbidden City that hasn't been said before. It is truly amazing and the Inner Court is as nice a part of it as there is to see. I agree with other reviews that...  more »

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