The palatial heart of China- the Forbidden City is one of the 5 most significant palaces in the whole world. Every piece of architecture and design of this massive palace proudly displays the richness of Chinese culture.
It’s an outstanding palace
Visiting the Forbidden City means visiting the biggest imperial palace in the world. It was the imperial palace of China for nearly 500 years (492 years to be exact from 1420-1912).
It’s unbelievably massive
The palace covers an area of 38 acres. 980 buildings are available inside the palace complex, and they contain over 8700 individual rooms.
Its history is amazing
This massive creation has been done in 1420. The construction needed the commitment of over 1,000,000 workers, and that included about 100,000 skilled craftsmen.
It’s a top tourist attraction today
The palace generally attracts 50,000-80,000 visitors per day. Thus, it has, today, become one of the most popular tourist attractions in China. If you plan to holiday in one of the Beijing serviced apartments the likes of Ascott Raffles City Beijing, don’t forget to visit this attraction as it’s located very close by.