FORBIDDEN CITY - CHINA




The Forbidden City is located at the exact center of the ancient City of Beijing, was the imperial palace during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. The palace occupies 170 acres and contains 8,706 rooms. It is estimated that 8 to 10 thousand people lived within the palace to service the needs of the emperor

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