Beijing & The Forbidden City

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  • Good show Nikkitta. I guess you like to travel. It would be nice if the weather was better on the day. Jerry
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  • Thank you very much for your lovely comments on my slide shows!' I have been in...Beijing!'.......您在北京?您一定会中文!我代表北京人热烈欢迎您!!!请接受我的美好祝愿!!!愿您过的愉快!!!北京很冷,与布宜诺斯艾利斯很不同,阿根廷人可能不习惯,请多保重!!谢谢!!
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  • Dear Nikkitta,
    I downloaded the file but there wasn't any music. I loved the pictures. I got to see my own country that I never saw. You speak Chinese, don't you? Hugs, Ren
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Beijing & The Forbidden City

  1. 1. 紫禁城 The Forbidden City We started our visit raining, it wasn´t the tradicional bleu sky of most of the pictures we have seem before , it added a sense of sadness and mystery and we enjoy it , as i hope you all do.
  2. 15. Ten statuettes on the roof ridge of the Hall of Supreme Harmony 太和殿
  3. 17. Ceiling in the Hall of Supreme Harmony 太和殿
  4. 18. The Throne in the Hall of Preserving Harmony 保和殿
  5. 19. Above the throne hangs a tablet reading "Justice and Honour" 正大光明
  6. 24. Lion at the gate of Heavenly Purity 乾清宫
  7. 30. Gate of Divine Prowess 神武門 A tablet above the doorway reads "The Palace Museum" in Chinese.
  8. 33. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Quing Dynasty. Built from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 surviving buildings with 8,707 rooms and covers 720,000 square metres. The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture. Music: Album “Chinese Bamboo Flute” by Chung Kuo Photos: May 2006 By Maria [email_address]

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