Roaming the world's largest imperial palace - the Palace
From the main entrance of the old Imperial City Tiananmen Square (you'll find it) through the doorway, brick paved road along the north, a large towering grand buildings people suddenly feel the philosophical significance of exposure between heaven and earth, that's right you are into the old Forbidden City.
It is the world's largest and best preserved imperial palace complex. It is something 750 meters wide, 960 meters long from north to south, an area of 720,000 square meters, a total of 9999 palace. Here is the original Ming and Qing dynasties of the palace, 24 emperors lived. The Palace is the third Ming emperor - the Yongle Emperor Zhu Di began to build in 1407, which lasted 14 years, it was said that the use of the craftsmen around the country 10 million people, millions of migrant workers. Far as the construction process, if you are used to seeing now antique buildings around, look at the Forbidden City, you can immediately understand what "cloud of mud."
- Forbidden City panorama -
Palace Palace arranged along a north-south axis, and expand both sides, north and south, straightening symmetrical. This not only through the central axis in the Forbidden City, Beijing and throughout the entire Old, Palace occupies 1/3 the length of this central axis. For strict parallelism on building the Forbidden City in no way a form is about power and influence, and have their own unique sense of rhythm and can not be imitated.
- the Palace of color -
Forbidden City can be divided into two parts, the southern region for political activities, namely the Outer Court, the living quarters, namely the inner court. North Korea's three main hall outside the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Preserving Harmony is the Imperial Palace and the most attractive buildings. The inner court of the emperor and his concubines weekday work for living place, you will find the residence of the emperor concubines compare Suzhou garden is so nice, but where does the interpretation of the history of China had the highest level "Intrigue and Love."
Palace Museum exhibition hospital with precious works of art of various dynasties, according to statistics up to as many as a million, accounting for more than 1/6 of the total number of artifacts, many of which are unique national treasure. The National Palace and the Palace of Versailles, Buckingham Palace, the White House, the Kremlin is known as one of the world's five major Palace, of course, also be included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Information ---- ---- Attractions
Address: Dongcheng District, Beijing Jingshan Front Street No. 4
Tickets: 60 yuan season (April 16 - October 15); off-season $ 40, (October 16 - April 15); Treasure Museum, Watch Museum tickets for 10 yuan.
Fares: March 8 Women's Day to buy half-price ticket, June 2 children free of charge, August 1 servicemen free of charge.
Hours: 8: 30-16: 30 (October 15 - March 31), stop counting time 15:30; 8: 30-17: 00 (April 1 --14 October) stop counting time 16:00
Transport: Bus 1,4,5,10,20,52,101,103 wait for multichannel bus up; take the No. 1 subway line Tiananmen East Station at Tiananmen West Station, you can walk to from Tiananmen Square.
Scenic Tel: 010-85117049 65132255
- Forbidden City architecture
Fast Forbidden City Raiders
Road: → Gate of Supreme Harmony three main hall → → Gate of Heavenly Purity dry clean delivery Thai Temple → → → Imperial Garden → Shenwu Kunning
East: Gate of Supreme Harmony Meridian Gate three main hall → → dry clean Qianlong period doors → → → East Palaces well Zhenfei
West: Gate of Supreme Harmony Meridian Gate three main hall → → → West Palaces dry clean doors Hall of Mental Cultivation → → → Cining Gong Shu Fangzhai
If you fly only half a day, it would be best to Road-based.
Calligraphy loving friends can not miss the Hall of Mental Cultivation West Snappers three Greek Church.
1. First, of course, the Palace Museum is feeling its vast gas field, the so-called "intrinsic world of Aura." But it is necessary to carefully appreciate its architecture. Forbidden City buildings are brick and wood, yellow glazed tile roof, green Whitehead base, decorated with magnificent painting, building materials and construction techniques that are very particular about.
2. walls and moat: Palace peripheral is a 52 m wide, 6 meters deep moat; 3 km inside Zhou Chang walls, the wall of nearly 10 meters high, 8.62 meters wide at the bottom; 4 is opened on the wall, a South Meridian gate, north Shenwu, Donghuamen east, west, West gate; four corners of the walls still stands four turrets. Moat and ramparts are "Imperial root under" the most flavor of the place, you can feel the pastime of Peking Man, also particularly suitable for photography. Recommendations from the gate of the Forbidden piercing, you can enter a different world and the imperial city, especially in the most beautiful summer evening here. Moat has been east, you can walk to the famous Dong Hua Men Night Market and Wangfujing.