Beijing's Forbidden City Built on Ice Roads

November 13, 2013

Posted on 13 November 2013. Tags: ‘forbidden’, Beijing’s, built, city, roads

Beijing’s Forbidden City Built on Ice Roads Beijing’s builders relied on ice roads centuries ago to transport the massive carved stones of the famed Forbidden City from quarry to construction site, an international engineering team reports. The find confirms folklore long discounted by textbooks.

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