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The Imperial Palace-Gate Of Celestial Purity
Beijing

Does the clear gate (Gate of Celestial Purity) is the Forbidden City imperial palace empress' palace gate. Constructed in the bright Yunglo 18 years (in 1420), the clear Shunzhi 12 years (in 1655) repaired. does the clear gate (Gate of Celestial Purity) surface extravagant 5, depth 3, high approximately 16m, Shan Yan rests the mountain roof, is situated in the high 1.5m white marble stone Xumi place, the week revolves around carves the stone balustrade. The gate first three third-order, is the ways for exclusive use of the emperor stone, both sides row copper fine gold gold lion one pair. Opens three, the leaf installs after the eave spot, the entrance hall is bright. Between two tree tops is the blue brick threshold wall, the side lattice window. Under the eave Shi Danang three step on fights 栱, draws Jinlong and the imperial seal color painting. The gate both sides are eight glyph colored glaze walls screening house from street, high 8m, long 9.7m, the wall heart and branches off the angle by the colored glaze flower decoration, the colored shape nature is lifelike, color gorgeous US is gorgeous, overflows the color in the sunlight illumination obscene light, will do the clear gate to complement magnificently and expensively splendidly. In the gate has the catwalk paved pathway connection to do the clear palace platform. does the clear gate (Gate of Celestial Purity) east for in left gate and the nine chief ministers value room, in the west side the right gate and the imperial military council. Before the gate, the square east and west are Jing Yunmen, the prosperous ancestor gate. Does the clear gate is connects the imperial palace and the outer court intercourse important channel, in the Qing Dynasty concurrently for the processing government affairs' place, the Qing Dynasty “the imperial gate administers the affairs of state”, the treasure ceremony ceremonies and so on fasts, please valuable to meet to do the clear gate hold.

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Hochgeladen: 26/04/2009
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