Tianmen Square & the Forbidden City

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Tianmen Square


Chairman Mao. Above the entrance to the Imperial Palace


The Imperial Palace / Forbidden City. Plan at least half a day for it


A quiet corner in the palace garden, outer court


President Sun Yat-Sen, the founder of modern China, the transition from imperial to republic of China, was lain in state in one of the palast building to be farewelled by the nation.


A Pavilion


Roof of the pavilion


Roofed gangway for the Emperor

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