Forbidden City

No one may go in...


The Forbidden City, which is located and the center of Beijing, was once the home of 24 emperors. These emperors ruled in the Ming, and Qing Dynasties.

The Forbidden City's full name is "The Purple Forbidden City."Astronomers from ancient China believed that there was a purple star in the heart of heaven. They named this star "Polaris." Also, the Heavenly Emperor lived in the Purple Palace. Therefore, the emperor on earth lived in the "Purple Forbidden City." Nobody was allwed to go in the city without the emporer of earth perrmission.