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Imperial Palace The Forbidden City In Beijing, China Its called the Forbidden City because it was forbidden for commoner to enter upon pain of death. It was started in the Mongol Yaun Dynasty and was built new by the Ming Dynasty. 1279-1368
Map of Imperial Palace A. Meridian Gate B. Gate of Divine Might C. West Glorious Gate D. East Glorious Gate E. Corner towers F. Gate of Supreme Harmony G. Hall of Supreme HarmonyMeridian GateGate of Divine MightGate of Supreme HarmonyHall of Supreme Harmony H. Hall of Military Eminence J. Hall of Literary Glory K. Southern Three Places L. Palace of Heavenly Purity M. Imperial garden N. Hall of Mental Cultivation O. Palace of Tranquil LongevityPalace of Heavenly PurityHall of Mental Cultivation.
Meridian Gate Meridian Gate is the southern and largest gate. Also the main entrance to the Forbidden City. Originally the center arch was reserved for the Emperor alone. The one exception was that the princess may enter once on her wedding day.
Gate of Devine Might Gate of Divine Might. Originally named the Black Tortoise Gate. This is the northern gate.