The Gugong ("Forbidden City") in Beijing, China

(Copyright 2005 Piero Scaruffi | TErms of use)
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Notes of this trip



Gugong's layout (up=north, down=towards Tianan Men and Tiananmen Square and Qian Men):


Tiananmen (the first gate)

Tiananmen (the first gate)

Tiananmen (the first gate)

Tiananmen (the first gate)


Tiananmen (the first gate)

Tiananmen (the second gate)

Gugong (Forbidden City): Wumen (massive entrance gate surmounted by five pavilions)

Gugong: Wumen


Gugong: Wumen

Gugong: Wumen

Gugong: Wumen

Gugong: Taihemen's courtyard


Gugong: The marble bridges

Gugong: The marble bridges

Gugong: The marble bridges

Gugong: Five marble bridges and Wumen


Gugong: Taihemen

Gugong: Taihemen

Gugong: Back of the Taihemen

Gugong: Taihedian


Gugong: Taihedian's courtyard

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase


Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase


Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian's staircase

Gugong: Taihedian

Gugong: Taihedian (bronze tortoise)


Gugong: Taihedian

Gugong: Taihedian (bronze burner)

Gugong: Taihedian (doors)

Gugong: Taihedian (inside)


Gugong: Taihedian (carved column)

Gugong: Taihedian (ceiling)

Gugong: Taihedian (detail of door)

Gugong: Taihedian (detail of roof)


Gugong: Taihedian (detail of roof)

Gugong: Taihedian (detail of staircase)

Gugong: Zhonghedian & Baohedian from the Taihedian

Gugong: Zhonghedian


Gugong: Northwest corner of the courtyard

Gugong: Stairs to the Zhonghedian

Gugong: Stairs to the Zhonghedian

Gugong: Baohedian (site of palace examination


Gugong: Baohedian

Gugong: Baohedian's southern stairs

Gugong: Baohedian's southern stairs

Gugong: Baohedian's southern stairs


Gugong: View northeast

Gugong: Marble screen of the north stairs

Gugong: Marble screen of the north staircase of the Baohedian


Gugong: View from the north side of the Baohedian


Gugong: Marble screen of the north staircase of the Baohedian

Gugong: Qianqingmen

Gugong: Qianqingmen

Gugong: Qianqingmen


Gugong: Qianqinggong

Gugong: Stairs to Qianqinggong

Gugong: Miniature temple

Gugong: Stairs to Qianqinggong


Gugong: Stairs to Qianqinggong

Gugong: Miniature temple

Gugong: Qianqinggong

Gugong: Jiaotaidian


Gugong: Jiaotaidian

Gugong: Jiaotaidian's water clock of 500BC

Gugong: Jiaotaidian's ceiling

Gugong: Garden


Gugong: Garden

Gugong: Garden

Gugong: Garden

Gugong: Garden


Gugong: Garden

Gugong: Garden


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Selfies


Selfies

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funny sign

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English clock of 19th century

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Panorama of a court

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(Copyright 2005 Piero Scaruffi | TErms of use)
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me