October-November 2008Forbidden City — is a giant palace ensemble in the very center of Beijing, the place of rule of 24 emperors of the Celestial Empire. For majority of tourists this is the second (after Tiananmen square) place to visit. You can walk around the complex the whole day.
Entrance is 40 yuans ($5.9 USD) from November through March, from April through October — 60 ($8.8 USD).
Official site of the «Forbidden city»: http://en.dpm.org.cn