Sunday, June 7, 2020

A round trip to explore the forbidden palace complex

A round trip to explore the forbidden palace complex

Traveling to Beijing, any visitor would like to visit the ancient buildings, once able to return to China of feudal times; The Forbidden Palace palace complex is most typical for what you are looking for.

About the Forbidden City - China

The Forbidden City, also known as the Ancient Palace (now called), is located in the center of Beijing city , the palace complex of 720,000m2 is the residence of 24 Chinese kings from the middle of the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. The massive palaces in the Forbidden City were started in the fourth year of the reign of Vinh Lac King - the eminent emperor of the Ming Dynasty (about 1406) and completed in 1420. The Forbidden City was recognized as a relic by Unessco.
Forbidden Purple City is a palace complex of 9,999 rooms surrounded by 11m high walls, 3,400m long with deep moat and 4 gazebo in 4 corners, including 4 main gates leading into the city. All architectures are gathered into three representatives: Thai Hoa, Trung Hoa, Bao Hoa and are divided into two zones: intertidal and intertidal. All works are carved monumentally, meticulously with rare materials. Especially, the ceiling inside Bao Hoa Palace is considered to be a masterpiece of Chinese architectural art, with the color of golden lacquer paint, the delicate dragon carvings create the feeling of luxury and authority. The Forbidden City is surrounded by a deep moat and high walls with guard towers at the corners, complexes with wooden palaces and religious structures that used to be the palace of the Chinese emperors.
The Forbidden Palace complex is known for its unique, unique architecture but still has the inherent tradition of Chinese architecture represented by the dominant color of red - the color of prosperity. This royal-colored complex in the heart of the timeless Beijing capital symbolizes the prosperity of the Chinese nation.

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A round trip to explore the Forbidden Palace complex

Visiting the Forbidden City, visitors will first have to visit the Ngo Mon Gate - the entrance of the Old Palace which is located in the South along the main axis. Surely visitors will not be impressed by the front is a square with the Kim Thuy River flowing across the bow shape. There are 5 bridges in the middle, the two sides of the bridge and the river have balustrades, all made from white stone to create an equally romantic and poetic scene.
After passing Ngo Mon Gate, visitors will come to Thai Hoa Palace - the palace is beautiful and possesses the most magnificent architecture of the Forbidden City. The entrance to the electricity is also one of the largest, with 7 compartments on a high platform on the front, on both sides of a bronze lion to enhance the majesty of the architecture and the power of the Emperor. .
Stepping inside, visitors visit the most important place of the Forbidden City, where the Ming dynasty was the official court and discussion point and became a venue for ceremonies in the Qing Dynasty. Thai Hoa Palace is mainly decorated with dragon patterns, in which there are 13,000 decorative dragon statues symbolizing the authority of the emperors at that time. If you are an enthusiast about ancient Chinese films, then surely Thai Hoa Dien will make visitors excited.
Referring to the Forbidden Palace complex, Can Thanh Palace must be mentioned as a unique architectural complex with two East-West gates on the planet and Nguyet Hoa, symbolizing Japan (Heaven), Nguyet (Moon). The entire population of Forbidden City was built with high-class materials known in China at that time such as Suzhou tiles, Anhui celadon tiles, Phong Son gemstones, and Phuong Nam precious stones. This is the place for the court meetings and discussion of the Qing Dynasty.
Another place not to be missed when coming to the Forbidden City is the Palace of Heaven - the emperor's library, where the king approves only, reads books, writes poetry. This is also the place where the Empress Cixi once controlled the two kings of the Qing Dynasty at a loss. 
If Tien Trieu was the place where the emperor and his ministers discussed the matter, retreating back was the Harem - where the concubine and beauty queen rested. The center of the harem is three large palaces: Can Thanh Cung, Thai Thai Palace and Khon Ninh Cung. The emperor, representing Yang and Heaven, will be at Qianqing. Queen - represents Yin and Earth, in Khôn Ninh cung. This is the place to store 25 important imprints of the Qing Dynasty as well as applications for rituals and funerals in the court, besides the two main palaces of the Queen and the Emperor to rest, there are six other palaces. the residence of the evil concubines and the children of the Emperor.
In the back end of the Forbidden City is the Ngu Vien park, also known as the "Royal Garden". The garden was built in 1417 with an area of ​​about 11,000 m2, where it is planted with many rare and precious ornamental plants, with hundreds of years old trees still shining throughout a corner of the garden. Arriving here, visitors will feel the overwhelming natural scenery that brings a very comfortable and pleasant feeling. Not only that in the garden also built gazebo, communal house, radio, floor for the king to read books, recite poetry, watch the moon.
The Forbidden City is a priceless historical building, a "witness" to China's most golden era of feudal times. Not only historical value, the Forbidden Palace complex also has a great cultural value, and is also a masterpiece of Chinese architectural art. If you have a Chinese tourist association , do not miss the opportunity to visit the Old Palace to visit, learn about history, discover the secret secrets of the place.

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