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Turret of The Palace Museum, Beijing

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Admire the workmanship and history of Turret of The Palace Museum, the impressive corner towers of the ancient palace, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built along with the rest of the palace between 1406 and 1420, the towers display intricate ridged roofs, bold coloration, and an imposing scale. The best view of the turrets comes from the other side of the moat. This was the predominant view of the palace afforded to the majority of residents in the city, and as such the turrets have been the source of much mythologizing over the years. Put Turret of The Palace Museum into our Beijing holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Beijing.
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  • When the Palace and then walk out of the door in the North will see the beautiful waterside building, with a magnificent art is a place that tourists take pictures.
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  • This building lies at the far end of the visit near the North gate. An exquisite building and has the best architecture in the Palace Museum. A favourite subject of photographers.  more »
  • Angle Tower located in the four corners of the Palace Museum, Beijing, for a long time, horikoshi and you can visit the inside of the South-East corner tower from 15 years but could only watch. Walls to make it from the inside of the horse Gate East through the South-East corner tower, you can walk up to Lee. See inside the corner building of complex structures is interesting.
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  • 紫禁城周围环绕着10多米高的城墙和50多米宽的护城河。城墙的四角上,各有一个玲珑奇巧的角楼。角楼为四面凸字形平面组合的多角建筑,屋顶有三层,上层是纵横搭交的歇山顶,由两坡流水的悬山顶与四面坡的庑殿组合而成,因这种屋顶上有九条主要屋脊,所以称做九脊殿。中层采用勾连搭的做法,用四面抱厦的歇山顶环拱中心的屋顶,犹如众星拱月。下层檐为一环半坡顶的腰檐,使上两层的5个屋顶形成一个复合式的整体。集精巧的建筑结构和精湛的建筑艺术于一身,充分显示了古代中国劳动人民的聪明才智和艺术创造力,是我国古代建筑的杰作。由于角楼的各部分比例谐调,檐角秀丽,造型玲珑别致,成为紫禁城的标志,使人惊奇,赞叹与敬仰。
  • 拍照圣地,不过确实是一个很漂亮的地方
  • 再一次帶着朋友瀏覽故宮,每次都必須先去帶着他去看看故宮的角樓,每個角樓都會有那麼一坐角樓,看着很孤獨,但是每次看都感覺不一樣,她的輪廓,她的造型,都很有個性,使人驚奇。

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