Forbidden City

The city was forbidden from everyone besides the emporer.

What is the Forbidden City?

The Ming dynasty replaced the Yuan dynasty in 1368. The chinese emperors of Ming ordered that buildings in Bejing to be built in order to create the magnificent Forbidden city. The reason the Forbidden city was called the Forbidden city was because it was forbidden from everyone except the emperor, his family and his servants. Everyone except for guards and the government were forbidden to even step foot on it.