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Palace Museum’s western part opens for first time in 90 years

Updated: Oct 12,2015 9:54 AM     chinadaily.com.cn

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing. A number of areas in the museum, also known as the Forbidden City, including the Hall of Consolation of Mothers, opened to the public for the first time on Oct 11, 2015. This has increased the area available to visitors from 52 percent of the historic site to 65 percent. [Photo /Asianewsphoto]

Tourists flocked to a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing on Oct 11, 2015.

A number of areas in the museum, also known as the Forbidden City, including the Hall of Consolation of Mothers, opened to the public for the first time on that day. This has increased the area available to visitors from 52 percent of the historic site to 65 percent.

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Tourists visit a newly opened area that runs from the Meridian Gate to the Donghua Gate inside the Palace Museum in Beijing. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

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