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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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  • To view these panels you need to buy a separate ticket (10rmb) includes admission to the wing of the watches.
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  • Very beautiful to look at, but it was a little difficult to find the wall. Interesting dragons each was themselves. Hard to take a picture of the entire wall as it swarmed with people all the time. But a little memory for life if nothing else.
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  • Located inside the Forbidden City, this is one of the highlights of the visit. The ceramic art work is exquisite with each of the nine dragons playing with a pearl in the ocean.  more »

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