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Checking out the Forbidden City

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ID: 2594 Elementary
If you're staying in Beijing for any length of time you'll likely become quite familiar with the Palace Museum or the Forbidden City, as it is more commonly referred to in the West. This is a must see for any tourist, so any time a friend or family member visits you in Beijing you'll likely have to cart them here, the magnificent architecture is worth the crowds of people however.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
这么 zhème so...; this
特别 tèbié special
皇帝 huángdì emperor
古董 gǔdǒng antique; historical artifact
哇,这么多人!
wā ,zhème duō rén !
Gosh, there's so many people!
是啊,故宫是北京最有名的地方。
shì a ,Gùgōng shì Běijīng zuì yǒumíng de dìfang 。
Yes, the Forbidden City is the most famous place in Beijing.
有什么特别的吗?
yǒu shénme tèbié de ma ?
What is so special about it?
这是古代皇帝住的地方。
zhè shì gǔdài huángdì zhù de dìfang 。
This is where the emperors of ancient China lived.
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