1.Free of charge for children under 1.2 meters (3.9 feet), or younger than 6 years old.
2.Seniors elder than 60 years old enjoy half price.
1.The tickets are released 7 days in advance; we will book the tickets for you as soon as they are available.
2.Your valid Passport/ID information is required for booking, and one person can only book one ticket per day.
How to Book and Use
Please present your Passport/ID to verify the booking and enter from Meridian Gate (the south gate).
April – October: 08:30 – 17:00
November – March: 08:30 – 16:30
It is closed on Mondays, except the Chinese public holidays.
Visitors who have reserved the morning timeslot must have their tickets checked no later than 12:00 on the day of entry.
Visitors who have reserved the afternoon timeslot can have their tickets checked no earlier than 11:00 on the day of entry.
Please ensure you arrive at the museum at your reserved timeslot to guarantee your ticket is inspected and ensure a pleasant tour.
Change & Cancellation
1.Free Change & Cancellation if sending the request by email 24 hours before the travel date.
2.After the ticket is issued, the service fee is non-refundable.
How to get to Forbidden City Beijing
Tourists only can enter from the Meridian Gate(south gate of the Forbidden City)
a. Subway Line 1, get off at Tiananmen East Station (Exit A) or Tiananmen West Station (Exit B), find the Tiananmen Tower, and then walk north to the Meridian Gate;
b. Take Subway Line 2, get off at Qianmen Station (Exit E2), walk north through the Tiananmen Square, pass the Tiananmen Tower, and then find the Meridian Gate further north.
Please show your invoice of the Forbidden City tickets to enter Tian’anmen Square
Please tell taxi driver take you to the east gate of the Forbidden City (故宫东华门) ,then walk along the moat to the main entrance of the Forbidden City