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Summer Palace, Beijing. There's something special about this place. The Forbidden City is inspiring and awesome. The Summer Palace is simply beautiful.
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Summer Palace, Beijing. There’s something special about this place. The Forbidden City is inspiring and awesome. The Summer Palace is simply beautiful.

Forbidden City ¦ Beijing, China | by Jens Pfau
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Forbidden City ¦ Beijing, China | by Jens Pfau

Forbidden City, Beijing, China - The city of golden roofs.
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Forbidden City, Beijing, China – The city of golden roofs.

Forbidden City at dusk - Beijing #China
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Forbidden City at dusk – Beijing #China

 

the forbidden city, china.
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the forbidden city, china.

Inside the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
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Inside the Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Forbidden City - Beijing, China
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Forbidden City – Beijing, China

a portion of the 5 marble bridges, Forbidden City, Beijing, China
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a portion of the 5 marble bridges, Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Chinese Roof -Check out the fractal-ish shape of ornamentation on the roof. Nature uses fractal geometric shapes to organise charge fields (same as the antenna on your cell phone)(PB)
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Chinese Roof -Check out the fractal-ish shape of ornamentation on the roof. Nature uses fractal geometric shapes to organise charge fields (same as the antenna on your cell phone)(PB)

Beijing everyone should go to Beijing we walked on the Great Wall awesome
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Beijing everyone should go to Beijing we walked on the Great Wall awesome

The Forbidden City with Sunset Glow in Beijing, China
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The Forbidden City with Sunset Glow in Beijing, China

? Travel Asian Forbidden City Rooftops. Beijing, China
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? Travel Asian Forbidden City Rooftops. Beijing, China

Dragon sculpture at Forbidden City-Beijing, Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and Chinese folklore. The dragons have many animal-like forms such as turtles, fish, and imaginary creatures, more commonly seen as snake-like with four legs. In yin and yang terminology, a dragon is yang and complements a yin fenghuang ("Chinese phoenix"), traditionally symbolise potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods.
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Dragon sculpture at Forbidden City-Beijing, Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and Chinese folklore. The dragons have many animal-like forms such as turtles, fish, and imaginary creatures, more commonly seen as snake-like with four legs. In yin and yang terminology, a dragon is yang and complements a yin fenghuang (“Chinese phoenix”), traditionally symbolise potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods.

The Giant Red Doors to the Forbidden City in Beijing
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The Giant Red Doors to the Forbidden City in Beijing

The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
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The Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Streets of Forbidden City - Beijing
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Streets of Forbidden City – Beijing

If you're travelling to Beijing, you shouldn't miss out on a trip to the historical Forbidden City.
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If you’re travelling to Beijing, you shouldn’t miss out on a trip to the historical Forbidden City.

The Nine Dragon Screen, The Forbidden City, Beijing.The Nine Dragon Screen, or Wall, was built to provide privacy by blocking the view through the Gate of Imperial Supremacy (Huangji men) into the Palace of Tranquil Longevity (Ningshou gong). The screen is 96.5 feet long and 11.5 feet tall (6 meters high and 31 meters long). Such walls also denied access to evil spirits, which must travel in straight lines.
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The Nine Dragon Screen, The Forbidden City, Beijing.The Nine Dragon Screen, or Wall, was built to provide privacy by blocking the view through the Gate of Imperial Supremacy (Huangji men) into the Palace of Tranquil Longevity (Ningshou gong). The screen is 96.5 feet long and 11.5 feet tall (6 meters high and 31 meters long). Such walls also denied access to evil spirits, which must travel in straight lines.

Forbidden City, Beijing, China. Spent hours and walked miles through the Imperial Palace. The detail to every gate, palace, and hall was incredible to see.
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Forbidden City, Beijing, China. Spent hours and walked miles through the Imperial Palace. The detail to every gate, palace, and hall was incredible to see.

Forbidden City
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Forbidden City

Beijing Forbidden City, China.
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Beijing Forbidden City, China.

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  • Anonymous

    Excellent work!