The architectural style at the Forbidden City is distinctive. Yellow roof tiles were used as yellow was the Imperial color. Red was used extensively for wooden columns of the buildings, as well as the walls.
Throngs of tourists inside the Forbidden City. An unique aspect of the structures inside the Forbidden City is how well they are maintained. All are freshly painted and preserved very well. They looked brand new! This takes away from the feeling that these buildings are hundreds of years old. What is admirable is that the place is spotlessly clean and very well organised.
The rooms lining this courtyard are filled with precious artefacts from ancient China.
This is a long outdoor corridor connecting two buildings. Doors within doors.
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