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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum, Beijing

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When visiting the Forbidden City, stop by and admire The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum, the most famous example of the traditional Chinese wall relief that features nine different dragons. The wall dates back to 1773, and stands at 3.5 m (11.5 ft) tall, with a length of 20m (67 ft). A symbol of luck, power, and magnificence, each of the dragons on the wall is considered to have a distinct character and unique traits. Admire the vibrantly painted wall and the elaborately carved dragon figures, and take the opportunity for some memorable photographs. To visit The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum and get the most from your holiday in Beijing, create itinerary details personal to you using our Beijing travel itinerary planner.
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  • I was here last time and luckily it is open, this is ceramic art work from old chinese empire. A piece of craft that define as a treasure. shows how chinese do great work of art and put a value inside...  more »
  • If you make your way to the Forbidden City then don't forget to visit the "Nice Dragon Screen". For me personally it was one of the highlights of the visit . 
  • Here nine dragon wall Beijing in the forbidden city, Beihai Park and the three West ninth province, together with the Dragon Wall China three 9 also said Dragon Wall. A huge wall hanging sculpture of nine Chinese symbols in the beautiful Aya Lapis Dragon seems testifies to the Qing dynasty.
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