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February 17, 2017

Seat of supreme power for over five centuries (1420-1911), the Forbidden City in Beijing, with its landscaped gardens and many buildings, constitutes a priceless… The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace complex from the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644AD) to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912AD). It is… 認識北京故宮紫禁城Inside the Forbidden City 故宮,舊稱紫禁城,位於北京中軸線的中心,是明清兩個朝代二十四位皇帝的皇宮,佔地面積72萬平方米,建築面積約15萬平方米。明成祖朱棣永樂四年(1406年)開始營建,永樂十八年(1420年)落成。現為故宮博物院的所在地。 北京故宮南北長961米,… Video Rating: 4 / 5 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… Revolution tours Forbidden City in Beijing, has first performance Revolution’s first performance was held in the performance hall of the Forbidden City, home of… Peking inside the Forbidden City . . . In China’s most famous novel, the 18th-Century Dream of the Red Chamber, spring in Beijing is… My China Diary: Tienanmen Square, at 109 acres, is the world’s largest public square and was initially the ‘front door’ of the Forbidden… The forbidden public toilets of Beijing The journalists’ rule of thumb in China is that you cannot report the so-called three Ts – Tiananmen,… Hong Kong (CNN)– When a mainland Chinese tourist heard about a bookstore in Hong Kong that sold books banned by Beijing, he knew he…