Acrylic Fridge Magnet Fashioned as the Forbidden City in Beijing
The Forbidden City is a famous royal palace in China that was used as a fortress during the reign of the Ming Dynasty all the way until the end of the rule of the Qing Dynasty. It is established in the heart of Beijing and has now been converted into a museum. For nearly five hundred years, the Forbidden City was used as a dwelling by emperors and also served as an important center for political activities and other religious ceremonies. This acrylic fridge magnet shaped as the Forbidden City is a truly apt souvenir of the palace.
Establishment of the Palace
The construction of the palace was commenced in 1406 and completed in 1420. The entire complex comprises of nine hundred and eighty smaller buildings and is spread over a huge area of 720000m². Architecture of the Forbidden City is a fine example of Chinese palatial architecture and has served as an inspiration for several cultural buildings and establishments all across East Asia. It was given the status of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
Forbidden City - A Prominent Highlight of Beijing
Due to its exquisite architecture, exciting history and the scores of fascinating collections from the different dynasties, the Forbidden City forms a significant highlight of both, Beijing and China. In 1925, the palace came under the authority of the Palace Museum and has been serving as a museum since then. It houses the biggest collection of old and unique wooden structures in the entire world that have been preserved using different chemicals. It also displays fascinating artwork and other objects from the Qing and Ming dynasties.