Enjoy the Snow View of the Forbidden City in Winter
From November to the ends of March in the next year is the low season for Chinese tourism, during which, there are fewer travelers and less crowds. It may be a good choice or you to visit Beijing in winter with less tourist crowding, cheaper hotels and flights and amazing winter scenery.
After the first snow fell on the city this winter, the Forbidden city embraces its amazing winter view when it was covered in pure snow.
Beijing Weather in Winter
In Beijing, it is quite cold and dry in Winter. The average temperatures are below freezing. Lakes, canals and fountains are frequently frozen solid in this typical northern China winter weather, but frequent sunny days are perfect for sightseeing.
Travel Tips for Visiting the Forbidden City in Winter
1. Pay attention to the opening hours. The opening hours are shorten than that in summer time.
November 1st to March 31 (8:30-16:30)
Last Entry at 15:40
Tickets Sold until 15:30
2. It is suggested to wear a scarf, a hat and gloves to keep your ears and fingers warm for it is always freezing cold and windy in winter.
3. Usually, near the souvenir shops in the Forbidden city, there are snack bars selling instance coffee, milk tea and other hot drinks.