Tourists taking photographs of each other outside the Gate of Divine Prowess (main exit) of the Forbidden City.
Contributor:Paul Springett 10 / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:2851 x 4286 px | 24.1 x 36.3 cm | 9.5 x 14.3 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:12 August 2011
Location:Peoples Republic of China, Beijing, The Forbidden City.
The Gate of Divine Might or Gate of Divine Prowess (神武門, Shénwǔmén, Shenwumen) is the northern gate of the Forbidden City. Facing Jingshan Park a tablet above the doorway reads "The Palace Museum" in Chinese. The Forbidden City (紫禁城, Zijin Cheng - "Purple Forbidden City" was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.