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Inner Court, Beijing

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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 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 »
  • A courtyard and area which is part of the standard walking tour of the City. By the time you reach here you can feel overwhelmed, as many of the previous areas look a little similar. Unless you really...  more »
  • Whilst it’s just another courtyard and another old example of Chinese life, the courtyard is regularly maintained for appearances so whilst the underneath is old, all the colour and paint is all new  more »