Forbidden to outsiders no longer, enter the Forbidden City, the most famous attraction in the heart of Beijing, China, and see the former imperial palace, which now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, from the mid-Ming Dynasty until the end of the Qing Dynasty, the Forbidden City was the Emperor's home and the Emperor's household. It was the political and ceremonial center of the Chinese government.
The Forbidden City of China took 15 years to build and was constructed between 1406 and 1420. Surviving within the ancient complex are 980 buildings and a total of 8,707 rooms ...
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