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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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  • August 11, 2017
    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 »
  • August 5, 2017
    Many of the different portions of the forbidden city can become "just another stop / portion" of the overall Forbidden City. Our guide took the time to explain each portion and this made the In we Cou...  more »
  • May 1, 2017
    The inner courtyard is the area of the forbidden city which was dedicated to the home of the Emperor and his family. Full of beautiful pavilions less imposing architecture of the "official" part of the Palace but architecturally beautiful and interesting to see.
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