Directions to Tian’anmen Square & The Forbidden City
1. Metro line 1, Tian’anmen East Station
2. Take exit A
3. Once at street level turn left
4. Walk until you reach a few guards who might check your bags.
5. Keep walking until you reach a few little bridges, turn right, and continue through the arch way.
6. Keep walking straight under a few more arch ways until you reach the ticket office for the Forbidden City.
*40rmb (Nov. 1 to the next Mar. 31)
*60rmb (Apr. 1 to Oct. 31)
*8:30 to 4:30pm (Nov. 1 – the next Mar. 31); tickets not available after 3:30pm and last entry at 3:40pm.
*8:30 to 17:00pm (Apr. 1- Oct.31); tickets not available after 4:00pm and last entry at 4:10pm.
Forbidden City in Chinese characters:
Tian’anmen Square in Chinese Characters:
MONEY SAVING TIP:
*Don’t forget to bring your student id, you never know what attractions offer student prices.