Constructed in accordance with Confucian principles of Yin and Yang by the third emperor of the Ming dynasty, the Forbidden City was concealed behind a 170-foot-wide moat and 32-foot-high wall. Behind the walls, 24 emperors ruled China for nearly 500 years until the Chinese Republic was founded in 1911..
[ 1/1 ]

beijing047.jpg

Constructed in accordance with Confucian principles of Yin and Yang by the third emperor of the Ming dynasty, the Forbidden City was concealed behind a 170-foot-wide moat and 32-foot-high wall. Behind the walls, 24 emperors ruled China for nearly 500 years until the Chinese Republic was founded in 1911..

©DavidNoyes2008

Keywords: