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Skip the Line: Beijing Forbidden City Entrance Ticket and Audio Guide

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Beijing Shi, China
Skip the Line: Beijing Forbidden City Entrance Ticket and Audio Guide

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Skip the lines and head straight into the Forbidden City by pre-booking your admission to the historic Beijing palace complex. Simply go through security and show your ticket (along with your passport), and you’ll be let right in. As a bonus, you'll also get a downloadable audio guide that covers the Forbidden City and a few other top local attractions.
  • Visit the Forbidden City at your own pace with this self-guided experience
  • Skip ticket lines by pre-booking your admission
  • A free downloadable audioguide to the Forbidden City is included
  • Audioguides to other area attractions are included at no extra charge
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Admission/Entrance tickets of Forbidden City.
Audio guide of the Forbidden City,Summer Palace,Temple of Heaven and Badaling Great Wall.(optional)

Departure Point

The Palace Museum, 4 Jingshan Front St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Passport is necessary on the day of travel for entering the Forbidden City.
  • Those who are shorter than 1.2 meters tall or younger than 6 years old (excluding 6 years old) can enter for free.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • How to use the audio guide? Firstly, you need to make sure that you have an cellphone which has access to the Internet. In order to get access to the audio guide, you need to install an app or use phone browser to log in. For the detailed information, contact us when you finish the booking. Turn on your GPS location when you visit these scenic sites, then the audio guide will play sound automatically when you come close to each spot. You can play the soundtrack repeatly if you want.
  • Opening Hours: Open from Tuesdays to Sundays, Closed on Mondays (except for national holidays) Peak season runs from Apr 1st to Oct 31st, 8:30 - 17:00 (no admission past 16:10) Non-peak season runs from Nov 1st to Mar 31st, 8:30 - 16:30 (no admission past 15:40) Morning entry during 8:30-12:00.(The morning entry ticket permit you to stay inside until it is closed. ) Afternoon entry during 12:00-16:10(Apr. 1st- Oct. 31st);12:00-15:40(Nov. 1st- Mar. 31st)
  • OPERATED BY China Seeing Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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