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"Forbidden City (continued)" Forbidden City - The Palace Museum Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey

  Beijing - Forbidden City
by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 
  • Beijing - Forbidden City - Beijing
      Beijing - Forbidden City
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Beijing - Forbidden City - Beijing
      Beijing - Forbidden City
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 

Three sectors differ in the plan of ensemble: ahead - a complex of buildings of public purpose, behind it - premises of imperial family and court, in the end - magnificent imperial gardens.

There are 9999 rooms and halls in total in forbidden city. According to a legend, Heavenly emperor lived in a palace, numbering 10 thousand rooms. His deputy on the ground "the Son of the Sky", observing a subordination, has afforded only hardly less.

Address: North of Tiananmen Square
Directions: In the Center of Beijing
Phone: 010-85007422, 85007421
Website: http://www.dpm.org.cn/

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  • Updated Oct 9, 2006
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