China Travel Guide – Visit China – The Forbidden City

China Travel Guide – Visit China  – The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty the years 1420 to 1912. It is located in the centre

of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. It served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political centre

of Chinese government for almost 500 years.

Constructed from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 72 ha (180 acres). The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese

palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere. The 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.

More Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forbidden_City

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