Videos about Gugong, China

The Forbidden City 故宫 (Palace Museum), in Ultra HD / 4k

This beautiful Ming dynasty complex (GuGong, 'Old Palace'), which opened in 1420, lies in the heart of Beijing ...

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Bonus films - mostly Beijing, plus a little ShangHai ...

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Forbidden City 紫禁城 photo shoot

Beautiful pre-wedding pictures at the Palace Museum in BeiJing ...

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A walk through the beautiful Forbidden City 紫禁城, BeiJing

The nearly one million square meter Palace Museum lies at the heart of Beijing ...

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A tour of the Forbidden City 紫禁城 (Palace Museum)

In central Beijing ...

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A visit to the Forbidden City 紫禁城 in BeiJing

And JingShan Park.

Filmed in early summer, 2012.

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The Forbidden City 紫禁城 in BeiJing (slideshow) - video

A film of the Palace Museum by ...

The beautiful Forbidden City 紫禁城 in BeiJing

The Palace Museum ...

A look around the Forbidden City 紫禁城 in BeiJing

Filmed in July 2011 Video by Orien Travel

The first courtyard of the Forbidden City 紫禁城

Filmed in the summer of 2010.

Forbidden City 紫禁城 scenes, BeiJing - video

Views of the Palace Museum ...

The Forbidden City 紫禁城 in BeiJing

A documentary by CCTV. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Forbidden City 紫禁城 (Palace Museum), BeiJing - video

The Forbidden City,at the center of the ancient city of Beijing, was home to 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Today, the Forbidden City is a public museum and World Heritage site, attracting millions of tourists from around the world. In the early 1400s, the third Ming Emperor, YongLe, moved the capital of China to Beijing. In 1406, he began construction of a new 'Forbidden City' that would include the imperial palace complex. It took 14 years to complete - and an estimated one million workers, and 100,000 artisans, were involved in some way. Now officially renamed as the 'Palace Museum' ('GuGong' in Chinese, meaning simply 'Old Palace'), the extensive grounds of the Forbidden City cover 720,000 square meters (74 Hectares). There are 800 buildings that have in total about 9,000 rooms. Indeed, the Forbidden City is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. The Forbidden City is located directly to the north of Tian'AnMen Square and is accessible from the square via Tian'AnMen Gate. The Palace Museum is now a fantastic place to wander and dream of times gone by. White marble, walls of terra-cotta, roofs of glazed golden tiles, and woodwork finished with vermillion paint, lacquer and gilding unite to create an effect of outstanding beauty. Nearest subway stations: Tian'AnMen Xi or Tian'AnMen Dong (line 1).

The Forbidden City 紫禁城, BeiJing ~ seven scenes - video

Filmed in October 2010.

Outside the Forbidden City, BeiJing 北京

TianAnMen, Meridian Gate (WuMen) and the Palace Moat.

A visit to the Forbidden City 紫禁城, BeiJing - video

Filmed in summer 2009.

A walk around the Forbidden City 紫禁城 - video

Filmed during the National Day holiday week, October 2009.

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