BEIJING

The Forbidden City

Built in 1406 to 1420, The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace
from the Ming dynasty (13681644) to the end of the Qing dynasty (1644 to 1912) .

Front and back of the Meridian Gate
   
 
 


 
 

   
 
 

    
 
 

   
 
 

   

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