Forbidden City

The Forbidden City, located at the centre of , was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century. It today houses the Palace Museum, one of China's largest national museums, with an extensive collection based on the former imperial collection.

Forbidden City Photos

Hotels Near Beijing

Find your ideal hotel in Beijing
Travel Dates

Forbidden City

Maps of Forbidden City

Other Names for Forbidden City

French: Cité interdite, German: Verbotene Stadt, Italian: Città Proibita, Portuguese: Cidade Proibida, Spanish: Ciudad Prohibida

In the Area

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

Your World is Without Borders

Popular Destinations in Beijing

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, excluding photos, directions and the map.
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Based on the page Forbidden City. See this page's contributions. Photos provided by Flickr under the copyright of their owners. Mapcarta uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr. Please contact us if you'd prefer to remove your Flickr photos from Mapcarta.