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Which city was called as the ' forbidden city' and why??

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Asked by Jazz, 27 Sep '10 12:45 pm
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The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political centre of Chinese government.The common English name, "the Forbidden City", is a translation of the Chinese name Zijin Cheng . Another English name of similar origin is "Forbidden Palace.The Forbidden City remains important in the civic scheme of Beijing. The central north-south axis remains the central axis of Beijing.The Forbidden City is surrounded by a 7.9 metres (26 ft) high city wall and a six-metre deep, 52 metres (171 ft) wide moat. The walls are 8.62 metres (28.3 ft) wide at the base, tapering to 6.66 metres (21.9 ft) at the top.The Forbidden City has also served as a performance venue. However, its use for this purpose is strictly limited, due to the heavy impact of eq ...more
Answered by zohra imam, 27 Sep '10 12:56 pm

 
  
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Palace Museum, is a walled section of Beijing is called FC coz common people were forbidden to enter only the emperor, his court, and his servants were allowed to enter...
Answered by beena john, 27 Sep '10 12:53 pm

 
  
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