Forbidden City to Close on Monday Afternoons
The palace Museum (the Forbidden City) in Beijing will be closed every Monday afternoon, from January to March 2013, in order to improve the protection of the historic and cultural heritage and the ancient buildings. Last entry on Mondays will be at 11am.
On February 11th, the second day of the traditional Chinese Spring Festival holiday, the Palace Museum will be open for the full day (8:30am–4:30pm) as usual.
Detailed information from the official website: http://www.dpm.org.cn/shtml/561/@/120105.html.
Most of our Beijing tour packages include visit to the Forbidden City. If your itinerary includes visiting the Palace Museum on one of the affected dates please contact us for an alteration. We at China Highlights always do our best to solve any problems that arise affecting your trip in China.