Construction of the Forbidden City began in relatively
modern times, in the year 1406.
The construction took an estimated one million workers
14 years to build hundreds of perfect and beautiful buildings. The
Forbidden City served as the seat of government for the Ming Dynasty.
Today, it is a museum.
There are 800 buildings that have in total about 9,000
rooms. The Forbidden City is the world's largest palace complex.
Millions of people visit this incredible place each year and gaze in
Thanks to the web, you can enjoy a glimpse of this
magnificent achievement - The Forbidden City.
City 360 degree virtual tour
Forbidden City map
the Forbidden City
the Palace Game