The Palace Museum opened an exhibition titled "Celebrating Spring Festival in the Forbidden City" on Sunday, the first day of the twelfth lunar month.
The exhibition with a record-breaking number of exhibits unveils how the imperial court of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) and ancient royal families celebrated Chinese Lunar New Year.
Auspicious poetic couplets and picture pairs of guardian gods have been put up on the doors and gates as a New Year tradition.
Aside from the grand exhibition showcasing 885 pieces of royal antiques, the Palace Museum has used its largest area to restore the imperial celebration scenes,offering an immersive experience to visitors.
The exhibition will last for three months and end on April 7.