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    • By Paul WiesnerTHE FORBIDDEN CITY
    • EVERYONE SHOULD SEE THEFORBIDDEN CITYForbidden City 1
    • 593 Years of history7,750,016 Square feet in size8,707 RoomsTHE FORBIDDEN CITY IS AMAGNIFICENT PALACE.Forbidden City 2
    • Constructed by the Yongle emperorConstruction began in the year 1406Completed in 1420.THE FORBIDDEN CITY IS AMAGNIFICENT PALACE.Forbidden City 3
    • Home to 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties.Remained a residence until 1924Designed by a eunuch named Nguyen AnTHE FORBIDDEN CITY IS AMAGNIFICENT PALACE.Forbidden City 5
    • The Forbidden City is aligned with the Polar Star along a north-south axisCeremonial halls are arranged with southern exposuresCompass-rose
    • Inner Court was imperial living quartersOuter Court was for imperial businessTHE INNER COURT & THEOUTER COURTInner and Outer Court
    • The Meridian GateThe Gate of Supreme HarmonyThe Hall of Supreme HarmonyThe Hall of Central HarmonyThe Hall of Preserved HarmonyThe Gate of Heavenly PurityOUTER COURTOuter Court
    • Main entrance to the Forbidden CityTallest structureSpanning a height of 98.5 feet.No building was permitted to be taller.Used for the palace ritualsThe central archway was reserved for the EmperorTHE MERIDIAN GATEThe Meridian Gate
    • GATE OF SUPREME HARMONYGate of Supreme Harmony
    • Most important building in the palace complexEmperors were enthronedFormal rituals were conducted hereTHE HALL OF SUPREMEHARMONYThe Hall of Supreme Harmony
    • Added in 1765Central throneWhere the Emperor would restbefore reigning over major eventstaking place in the Hall of SupremeHarmonyTHE HALL OF CENTRALHARMONYThe Hall of Central Harmony
    • Used for rehearsing ritualsHosting banquets during the QingDynastySits on a three-tiered marble terraceHosts the most elaborate throne inthe complexTHE HALL OF PRESERVEDHARMONYThe Hall of Preserved HarmonyShea
    • Entrance to the Inner CourtTHE GATE OF HEAVENLY PURITYGate of Heavenly Purity
    • Hall of Heavenly PurityThe Hall of Union and PeaceThe Hall of Earthly TranquilityThe Imperial GardenINNER COURTbenyeuda
    • Living quarters of the MingemperorsConsidered to be a masculinebuildingEmperors hosted New Year’s EvebanquetsMost the Ming emperors died hearSite for Imperial funeralsThirteen Ming emperors made thispalace their residenceHALL OF HEAVENLY PURITYHall of Heavenly Purity
    • The empress’s throne roomWhere the ladies of the court wouldgatherTHE HALL OF UNION AND PEACEThe Hall of Union and Peace
    • Living quarters for the empressWas considered to have femininevirtuesServed as a sacrificial hallTHE HALL OF EARTHLYTRANQUILITYRostad
    • Covers three acresIn the four corners of the gardenthere are pavilionsThis garden was where the emperor,empress and concubines relaxed andwere entertained by the Chineseopera.THE IMPERIAL GARDENLi
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    • THE END