Night View of Forbidden City

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Plan your Beijing tour? If you are lucky to have a clear night with good visibility in Beijing, having a few hours’ Beijing night tour is a smart choice. So where to see at night in Beijing? Beijing has much to offer after nightfall with numerous buildings and roads  lit up in a blaze of multicolors, making Beijing a place of surreal atmosphere.

Well, let’s start with Forbidden City. Though not allowed to enter Forbidden City for a night view,  people still have the opportunity to see Forbidden City’s night beauty. Climbing up to the top of Jingshan Park (just 180 meter stone steps) and have a panorama of Forbidden City. Or you may walk to the moat along on the northern wall of Forbidden City. The night view of the turrets of Forbidden City is stunning with traditional buildings coated with lights.

Standing on the terrace in the front of Wanchun Pavilion atop the hill north of Forbidden City,  take a clear picture of Forbidden City at night with the south backdrop of lit Tiananmen Square.

Forbidden City Panorama at night

Forbidden City Panorama at night

Move your camera from the middle to the right side ( northwest corner of Forbidden City) for a good shot.

The Northwest Corner of Forbidden City

The Northwest Corner of Forbidden City

Point your camera to the left side ( the northeast corner of Forbidden City).

The northeast corner of Forbidden City)

The northeast corner of Forbidden City)

Walk to the northwest corner of Forbidden City and take the exhilarating picture of the turret and moat with the backdrop of the bright moon.

The Northwest Turret of Forbidden City

The Northwest Turret of Forbidden City

A different angle of the Northeastern Turret of Forbidden City.

 different angle of the Northeastern Turret of Forbidden City

different angle of the Northeastern Turret of Forbidden City

Stroll along the moat outside the northern wall of Forbidden City.

Stroll along the moat north of Forbidden Cit

Stroll along the moat north of Forbidden City

 

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