PHOTOS The fabulous Forbidden City all year round


The fabulous Forbidden City all year round

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21:16, December 30, 2019

The rising sun illuminates the Forbidden City on a cold January morning.

A stone lion silhouetted by the full moon guards the city, as solemnly as in ancient times.

Blooming plum blossoms in early spring.

In the rain of the fallen petals, a cat sleeps.

A little stone lion on a lotus pedestal roars in the summer rain.

The moat of the Forbidden City in the sunset glow.

Dialogue between a sparrow and ginkgo leaves in the afternoon.

The Hall of Supreme Harmony standing in the snow.

The Forbidden City in tranquility after a fresh snow. (Photos: The Palace Museum. Compiled by Zhang Tong)

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