Forbidden City is a not very well known architectural achievement.
It is located in the inner city of Beijing.
The Forbidden City is essentially a palace with a moat and many religious
places in it. It was built under
the Qin dynasty and gained fame when Kublai Kahn chose it as his seat in 1260 CE.
The city was established as the main capital at the beginning of the 15th
century and perfectly displays the
Chinese principles of balance and symmetry.
There are avenues of lions mythical animals, camels, elephants, horses,
officials, and guardians carved from single blocks of marble standing guard of
the city. These figures are there
to fend off evil spirits
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