Sunday, July 24, 2011

Beijing, China: The Forbidden City (Video)

For almost 500 years The Forbidden City (also called the Palace Museum on some maps) served as the home of China's emperors and their households.  It was strictly off limits to most people and that's what makes visiting it now so intriguing.  We enjoyed our trip to the Forbidden City.  I would say it was both exciting and exhausting to walk the grounds.  Here's one of the tips you'll see on my video -- Bring your walking shoes because the palace covers about 180 acres. 

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