Palace of Heavenly Purity

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Palaces, by Jack Li

Emperors in Ming and Qing dynasty lived and conducted daily affairs in the Palace of Heavenly Purity. It is located inside the inner court. Its height is 20 meters. It is superior to the Hall of Jiaotai and Palace of Kunning. It is located just behind the Heavenly Purity Gate. The Chinese name for the […]

The Hall of Supreme Harmony

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Must-sees, by Jack Li

The Hall of Supreme Harmony is commonly known as the Hall of Golden Chime.  Covering an area of 2377sqm, it has a height of 35.05m, a width of 35m and a length of 63m.  To show the emperor’s supreme position, the ratio of the hall’s length and width is nine to five (in ancient China, […]

The Gate of Devine Might

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Museums, by Jack Li

The Gate of the Devine Might, the northern gate of the Forbidden City as well as the front door of the Palace Museum, was founded in 1420 (the 18th year of Emperor Yongle), with the name of Xuanwu Men in Ming Dynasty. Xuanwu is one of the ancient mythological beasts. According to ancient beliefs, Blue […]

The Palace Museum

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Museums, Palaces, by Jack Li

The Palace Museum is located in the center of Beijing, formerly known as the Forbidden City. It was accomplished in the 18th year during the reign of Yongle Emperor in Ming dynasty (1420). It was the imperial palace in Ming and Qing dynasty. It is a unique masterpiece of ancient architecture and the largest, the […]

You are ‘Permitted’ to Enter the Forbidden City

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Cultural Experience, Forbidden City, by Jack Li

One of the most fascinating must-see attractions in Beijing is the Forbidden City. Your day will be filled with palatial beauty and, on the whole, a valuable cultural experience. The palace oozes Chinese culture at its best. So book your Beijing Flights with Air China right away, to see the interesting sites this city has […]

 

The Forbidden City

On my trip to Beijing, I visited the best and largest ancient imperial palace in the world. Beijing Tours include a trip to the Forbidden City, imperial palace located in the center of Beijing.  For five hundred years, emperors and their family members have lived in this palace. It has provided a place called home […]

The Forbidden City Attraction

On November 11, 2010, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Must-sees, by Jack Li

You can travel to the Forbidden City via Beijing subway to Line 1 station Tiananmen Xi, then walk towards Tiananmen Tower to enter the Forbidden City.  Alternatively you can travel to the Forbidden City with China Tours and make the most of your China travel and absorb the most ancient and exhilarating attractions in Beijing. […]

Forbidden City

On November 4, 2010, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Must-sees, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

The Forbidden City is located in the centre of Beijing it’s very easy to get to by public transport as many bus routes pass by the Forbidden City, behind there is also Tianaman Square subway station. However if you would like to travel in luxury I would recommend going with China Tours here you will […]

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