Hall of Union


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Between the Palace of Heavenly Purity and the Palace of Earthly Tranquility, a relatively small edifice called the Hall of Union (交泰殿, Jiao Tai Dian) stands. The Emperor was considered a “Son of Heaven,” so the balance of heaven and earth was a principal feature to represent in the Imperial Palace. It has maintained its importance, keeping ceremonial items under its protection. Find a 300-year old, six-meter tall water clock that once set the official time for the entire City!

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Forbidden City, 4 Jingshan Front Street, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China

北京市东城区景山前街4号 邮政编码: 100006

+86 10 8500 7421
Indoors, Sheltered but Open Air

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