Tourists stand in front of the Shenwu Gate of the Forbidden City in Beijing on Dec. 31, 2013. The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, will be closed on Mondays since Jan. 1, 2014. But on public days and Mondays during July 1 to Aug. 31, the museum will still be opened. (Xinhua/Zhao Bing)
Forbidden City joins the 21st century
BEIJING, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's Palace Museum, better known as the Forbidden City, opened a fan club on Saturday and a Wechat account will go live on New Year's Day.
Curator Shan Jixiang said on Saturday that the Forbidden City needs a greater social network presence and wants more fans online. Full story