Forbidden City

The Forbidden City, located at the centre of , was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century. It today houses the Palace Museum, one of China's largest national museums, with an extensive collection based on the former imperial collection.

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The is a national museum housed in the Forbidden City at the core of , China. Photo: Kallgan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the largest hall within the Forbidden City in , . Photo: Gisling, CC BY 3.0.

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The Palace of Tranquil Longevity, literally, "peaceful old age palace," also called the Qianlong… is situated 370 meters northeast of Forbidden City. Photo: Stratos Malasiotis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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