Forbidden City in Beijing

Beijing China Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The Forbidden City in Beijing China was home to China's emperors for some 500 years.  The massive walled fortress surrounding the imperial city was completed in the 15th century.

Forbidden City (Gate of Supreme Harmony)
Gate of Supreme Harmony, Forbidden City

Places of particular interest in the Forbidden City include the following:

  1. Gate of Heavenly Purity
  2. Gate of Supreme Harmony
  3. Hall of Preserving Harmony
  4. Hall of Middle Harmony
  5. Marble Carriageway

The Forbidden City can be accessed from Tiananmen Square by passing through the Gate of Heavenly Peace.

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