Monday, September 27, 2010

紫禁城 - Forbidden City


Forbidden City, China 14-8-2010

Private swap with Xu, still didn't get info did he received mine card, hope he did.
As you can see on very bad picture it's a watch tower of Forbidden city, a center of ancient China. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of BeijingChina, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political centre of Chinese government. Built in 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings with 8,707 bays of room. he Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world. FORBIDDEN CITY

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