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Inner Court, Beijing

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#22 of 185 in Historic Sites in Beijing
Castle Historic Site
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. Take a look at our Beijing trip itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Inner Court and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • 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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  • I don't understand the need to describe aside from the inner court as is outside the entrance to the Forbidden Palace. In any case, it is certainly among the parties to visit.
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  • The inner Court of the Forbidden City is the home of the Emperor and his family. The inner court is between the Gate of Heavenly Purity ( Qian Qing Men) in the South and The Gate of Divine Might (Shen...  more »

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