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Love Exploring Logo By Rachel Truman of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 101: For five centuries under the Ming and Qing dynasties, ordinary Chinese people were banned from even approaching the walls of the Imperial Palace, hence its better-known name. Today, the palace at the heart of the city welcomes visitors. Spread over 250 acres it’s a huge complex, grand in scale with well-preserved buildings. Inside there are objects and artifacts from thousands of years of Chinese history.

50. Forbidden City (Palace Museum), Beijing, China

For five centuries under the Ming and Qing dynasties, ordinary Chinese people were banned from even approaching the walls of the Imperial Palace, hence its better-known name. Today, the palace at the heart of the city welcomes visitors. Spread over 250 acres it’s a huge complex, grand in scale with well-preserved buildings. Inside there are objects and artifacts from thousands of years of Chinese history.
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