the Forbidden City
the Forbidden City
Forbidden City) is Forbidden City (Chinese Ming and qing dynasties palace of 24 emperors. The Ming dynasty, emperor yongle seized the third decision after kingship over human beings moved, namely, began to build the Forbidden City in Beijing in the eighteenth year of yongle palace, to completion in 1420) (. According to Chinese ancient cosmology theory, north pole-ziweiyuan (namely meridian, but) located at dwells and emperor nature, is the dwelling place of corresponding emperor gugong.
The Forbidden City located at Beijing center, now called the palace, meaning the past the palace. The Forbidden City
It is the Ming and qing dynasty palace in the world today, is the largest, most existing buildings grand and best-preserved ancient palace and ancient building group. Among them is tall, brilliant, most taihe palace reign, married, emperor gave, life will, over the names, etc held a grand ceremony. The most famous is NaTing seeing the house. Built during the Ming dynast
The Forbidden City is its name through metaphoric comparisons to purple unit altar. Chinese ancient astronomers wrote days looking ShenWu door direction by the Forbidden City
The stars on the walls, 20, is divided into three BaSu and other constellations. Three walls and walls include too micro pole-ziweiyuan and days city walls. In three walls central pole-ziweiyuan. Chinese ancient astronomy said, according to the long-term observation for space objects, some think purple walls in transit, position, therefore become permanent representative of emperor element. Is live in emperor. Therefore, the emperor of the residence chaotian palace and "purple" Chinese midline, "said. But 【 forbidden 】, are more people understand, refers to the royal palace but heavily, other people here to wait. The feudal emperors Forbidden City landscape atlas (11 zhang) claimed to be the son of emperor, think oneself is the real right; And they live in the palace, compared to heaven purple palace.
They hoped oneself can connect purple palace, with four policy, domesticated, eight noodles to the, to JiangShanYong solid, in order to maintain long-term ruling purpose. The emperors of the Ming and qing dynasties for protecting their own authority, and dignity and consider its own security, built the palace, already is gorgeous, and guarded barriers. This town, not only the palace, and heavy, surrounded ZhiBi castles in 10 meters high walls and 52 meters wide, and the moat, with a heavily guarded blockhouse. Civilians LouTai say enjoy parts, is close to some, is never allowed. The emperor Ming and their dependents living the palace, in addition to their service, the maid of the outside, but, guards summoned officials and the charter personnel can enter, here is the stranger cannot be crossed where poke step. Therefore, the Ming dynasty palace, both named purple palace and the citadel, GuJiu says "the Forbidden City".