The Forbidden City Book Store which in the grounds of the Forbidden City Complex Forbidden City Hundred Excellent Books Public welfare reading activities! ” Forbidden City Hundred Excellent Books  “The Way of Architecture of the Forbidden City “ Public Reading Activity Why is the Meridian Gate a perfect embodiment of the integration of gates and walls in ancient Chinese architecture? The book “Building the Forbidden City” wrote: The Meridian Gate was built in the eighteenth year of Yongle in the Ming Dynasty (1420), and rebuilt in the eighth year of Shunzhi (1651) and the sixth year of Jiaqing (1801) in the Qing Dynasty. The plane is concave, the pier is 12 meters high, there are 3 doors in the middle, and there is an east-west tuck door on each side, which is in the shape of “light, three, dark and five”.

 A gate tower is built in the middle of the pier, with a width of 9 rooms totalling 60.05 meters, and a depth of 5 rooms totalling 25 meters. From the city wall to the ground, it is 37.95 meters high from the face to the right kiss. There are bell and drum pavilions on the left and right sides of the main building, each with 3 pavilions, and 13 corridors on each of the two wings. Quemen forms a square of more than 9,900 square meters to the south, with Jialiang on the left and a sundial on the right on the imperial road in front of the gate. There are horse roads on the inside of each of the four gate piers to the top of the city platform, and there are roads connected to facilitate defense communication. Meridian Gate is not only the highest, largest and most magnificent gate in the Forbidden City, but also a perfect embodiment of the gate-queue form of ancient Chinese architecture.

Imagines credits are of the Forbidden City –Imperial Palace –Beijing – China- People’s Republic of China also from the Series Weibo北京卫视上新了故宫 Treasures in the Forbidden City…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Oriental Enchantment

Chinese Traditional Dress Culture


Enter the Portal


Style News, Fashion Trends & Beauty Tips

Coffee & Cashmere

Beauty is in the way you hold yourself. It's how you treat people. It's self acceptance. Beauty is in your soul.


美華旗袍 Mee Wah Qipao

香港的手造旗袍店 Handmade Qipao shop in Hong Kong

Lynette Noni

Embrace The Wonder

The Style Voyager

Hong Kong Fashion and Lifestyle Blog.

Frankly, My Dear Starlet...

Frankly told stories of the ups and downs of fame.

Fashion For Lunch.

Buy the shoes. Buy the bag. Dine well.

Madkoifish's World

What was this for again?


practice makes you perfect!

%d bloggers like this: