The history of China is one of the nation’s most intriguing features. Adorned by unique architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens, the typical Chinese structures from the dynasties gone by, still has the effect of stirring the most peaceful thoughts in ones soul. The Chinese gave a lot of regard to the stability of the soul. They had a lot of beliefs in concepts that dictated the perfect location and the perfect angle to construct their buildings. China prides itself in preserving its age old charms that can be admired even today.
The Forbidden City in Beijing is one of the city’s biggest attractions. If you are looking for an Apartment near Forbidden City Beijing has plenty. A popular choice is the Ascott Raffles City Beijing. From here this Forbidden City and all the other attractions nearby can be accessed within minutes. Once you have explored all the wonders of the Forbidden City, head over to the Prince Gong Mansion. This massive mansion is a perfect historical monument to enjoy typical Siheyon architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens. In fact the Mansion boasts one of the most extravagant residential structures ever created at the time but today this structure has been converted to a Museum that is quite popular in the city.
In the past the mansion served as the residence of Prince Kung before which it was the private residence of He Shan; the favorite minister of Emperor Qianglong. The mansion is famous for its unique structure. Technology used in construction and design was state of the art at the time. The style perfectly represents royalty, resplendence, wealth and honor. It consists of a total area of 61120 square meters out of which 32260 square meters makes the residence and the other 28860 square meters makes one of the most tranquil garden spaces, complete with 20 scenic spots, pavilions, ponds and artificial hills. In addition to the several Siheyuan courtyards, the mansion even houses the Peking opera house.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+