The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua
The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua

The Forbidden City’s treasures for the masses, at their finger tips

The Palace Museum wants not only to sell cultural heritage, but also merchandise inspired by the imperial past that Chinese consumers have a thirst for

Topic |   Chinese tourists
The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua
The number of visitors to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing in 2016 hit 16 million, more than double the population of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua
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