"Forbidden City" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey
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In the heart of Beijing, the Imperial Palace remained the residence of the emperors for nearly five hundred years, from the 15th century to the early 20th century, and was the actual and symbolic seat of imperial power.
Popularly known as the Forbidden City, it was built in the Ming Dynasty between the 4th and the 18th years of the Yongle period (1406 - 1420 AD).
The layout of the Forbidden City is based on a Chinese cosmic diagram of the universe that clearly defines the north-south and east-west axes.
Address: North of Tiananmen Square
Directions: In the Center of Beijing
Phone: 010-85007422, 85007421
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