We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forbidden City Music Hall

Inside Zhongshan Garden, West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Concert Tour of China

While on tour during the Beijing Olympics we played a concert in this beautiful recently... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grant G
Music Hall

This review is of the music hall and not the Forbidden City. This music hall is located inside... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
nellielim
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Read all 128 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Music Hall Venue for Ochestral Music, Opera,etc
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“forbidden city” (59 reviews)
“south gate” (2 reviews)
“acoustics” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LOCATION
Inside Zhongshan Garden, West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (128)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on tour during the Beijing Olympics we played a concert in this beautiful recently refurbished vanue. Acoustics were fabulous and the back stage facilities were excellent. The Tech staff were very helpful and attentive. Take care with big loads as access to the loading...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This review is of the music hall and not the Forbidden City. This music hall is located inside Zhongsan Park. Enter by the south gate of Zhongsan Park, walk 100 meters to the North and you will see it. Situated inside Beijing's most beautiful parks,...More

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Just discovered this place this past Dec and realised that the music hall was located inside Zhongshan Garden where the bell and heavenly square like place is located. Although we didn't go in to listen to any musical pieces, I did manage to see the...More

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Speachless. That would summerize this visit. It is so equal and precise, visually and mentally. More than the wealth it is the detail and harmony that hits you in the face and in your heart.

Thank ronnie c
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Harming small venue in the forbidden city Witt great accousitcs surrounded by imperial gardens. Easy access via subway line 1.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The walk from where you get dropped off by taxis or tour busses (the exit) to the entrance is pretty long. This is a hugely popular attraction so the lines to get tickets are very long. Bring your passports. It is pretty incredible to witness...More

2  Thank rwall186
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We loved our tour at the Forbidden City! Lines were very reasonable. We bought the excellent audio guide your that has a gps and provides an interesting and thorough explanation on all of the key buildings and monuments. Highly recommended!

1  Thank 100Sharone
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The entire forbidden city is just amazing...worth a good half day or full day if you can. So many separate areas and courtyards and buildings and halls. This hall is no exception.

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I went to the Forbidden City on a very hot day in August. It was the most crowded place that I saw in China. I highly recomment the audio tour because I could never get close enough to read anything as people are all crowded...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is one of the busiest attractions in Beijing that attracts lots of people from all over China and the world. It is huge and I recommend a few hours to fully enjoy it. We had a guide who explained the history of the palace...More

1  Thank rals80
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Kempinski Deli
115 reviews
.07 km away
Xiaolumian
48 reviews
.06 km away
Siji Minfu Roast Duck (Gugong)
18 reviews
.65 km away
JiHouFeng
24 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Center for the Performing Arts
660 reviews
.36 km away
Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men)
1,738 reviews
.34 km away
Meridian Gate (Wu Men)
939 reviews
.75 km away
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
6,191 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Forbidden City Music Hall staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit