Blog Tag - Forbidden City

R Forbidden City Will Organize A Memorial Service for Selfless Peasant He Gang from Henan Province on June 22
On May 30, the 54-year-old He Gang was one of six people who passed away during an engineering accident on a construction site for the Shijiazhaung-...
R 300 Imperial Treasures Exhibit Since 18th century at Forbidden City Until July 2
The Forbidden City is no stranger to historical treasures, having been home to 24 Chinese emperors throughout the ages, but this summer a new...
Forbidden City Tickets Only to be Sold Online Beginning October
The Forbidden City without massive queues for tickets? That’s the plan as Palace Museum administration announced this week that all ticket sales will...
2016 Visitors to Beijing Palace Museum Topped 16 Million, An Average of 40,000 Every Day
The Forbidden City is known for its overwhelming crowds during peak periods. Last year, visitors to Beijing’s famous Palace Museum topped 16 million...
Blinged-Out Mobile Not the First Telephone Controversy at the Forbidden City
A tempest over a telephone has erupted at the Forbidden City. State media and netizens this week poured derision on the Palace Museum’s decision to...
Palace Feud: Taipei museum sues Forbidden City
It’s a battle royal with the Palace Museums of Beijing and Taipei locked in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to some of China’s most famous...
Modern Structures to be Demolished, New Areas Opened to the Public at the Forbidden City
The Forbidden City is home to some of Beijing’s oldest and best preserved imperial architecture, but it also features some god awful structures of...
5 Hacks for Visiting (and Actually Enjoying) the Forbidden City
The October holiday is around the corner and with it the promise of teeming crowds turning already packed historical sites into Satan’s mosh pit. For...
Throwback Thursday: Plans Set for Forbidden City Expansion and Renovation
With Throwback Thursday, we take a glimpse through the mists of time to see how much Beijing has changed during our blog's run, and how much it has...
Back to the Future: Wi-Fi to Become Available at the Forbidden City
Shortly after announcing that the Forbidden City will be opening up 75 percent more of the palace by the end of this year, one of the world's most...
Forbidden City Announces Plan to Open 75 Percent of Palace to Tourists by End 2015
While it cracked Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the 50 Most Beautiful Places in Asia, many people consider the Forbidden City to be a one-way monolith...
Forbidden City Sips: Atmosphere's New Cocktails Are Deeply Sourced in Chinese Culture
Call him Beijing’s cocktail tour guide. “On a clear day you can see the Forbidden City from here,” said Attila Balint, gesturing at the picture...
TRB Bites' Afternoon Tealights Indulgant Option for Afternoon Tea
We have alerted you about the new afternoon tea at TRB Bites, but this weekend we went to actually check it out to see what it is all about. We went...
C2H6O: Beijing's Chicest Beer Museum and Bar is Filled With 700 Beers and Sits Next to TRB
Opening mid-June, C2H6O is a hidden beer museum-cum-bar located only 100 meters down the road from Temple Restaurant Beijing. With over 700 imported...
Forbidden City, Great Wall Named Two of Asia's Most Beautiful Places
Beijing's Forbidden City and the Great Wall have been named to Conde Nast Traveler's list of the 50 Most Beautiful Places in Asia. "Asia is the...