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. Arrange your visit to Turret of The Palace Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Beijing using our Beijing online trip maker .
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  • One of the most photographed spots in the forbidden city! Even winter with less world we had to wait to jump photo by across the fence, the point from which looks better from afar (not like other next). The waters of the Canal had been frozen, the atmosphere a little grey, but the red roofs (layered like cake) gave color and beauty.
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  • Can be close to the yellow time to go, stand at the right angle of the place to shoot, very beautiful, the corner of the two side is the city of the river, you can feel the different forbidden cities, the former people really very good harm
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  • You can see this part of the palace along the outside - the view from the north east and north west are both very good looking down the moat. This area is also great because you can get a true sense o...  more »
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  • The forbidden city is surrounded by more than 10 meters-high wall and 50-meter-wide moat. On the corners of the walls, each with a lovely Kit Kat watchtower. Turrets for the four combinations of convex-shaped plane polygon construction, roof has three layers, layer is horizontal in a lift Hill, a two-slope water hanging peak and Po Wu combined into the House on all sides, which has nine main roof on the roof, so called Temple of nine ridges. Middle-level links take practice, four Hill rings arch Center of the porch roof, as if the Bolivians. Waist eaves of the lower part of mountain top, two-tier 5 on the roof to form a composite whole. Collection of exquisite architecture and exquisite architectural art in one, fully demonstrates the ingenuity and artistic creativity of the working people of ancient China, is a masterpiece of ancient architecture in China. Enlarges because parts of the turret, angular beauty, styling exquisite and unique, become a symbol of the forbidden city, amazing, wonder and admiration.
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