all that grandeur within just one day. Therefore it is always wise to seek out hotel Rooms in Beijing in a Beijing airport hotel during the visit. Langham Place, Beijing Capital Airport is an ideal hotel for all those who appreciate the good things in life. Equipped with all the modern amenities and facilities that a wandering traveller may need, this is a place that is sought after by many who visit this fascinating place.
The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City as being loosely translated from the Chinese Zijin Cheng, had been home to both the Ming and Qing emperors and it stands today, a modern day marvel, enchanting all those who happen to cross its path. There are four entrances to the palace of which the most prominent is the Meridian Gate had been the object of adoration of many tourists visiting the premises over the years. This is the largest and the southern gate of the Forbidden City, and a tour through the Palace Museum usually starts here at this magnificent gate.
The Meridian Gate also known as Wumen” is comprised of five magnificent arches. The three central arches are grouped close together while the two flanking ones are placed further away from the three. It is said that the central arch was reserved for the emperor alone while an exception was made for the Empress who could enter the city just once through the central arch on her wedding day. Another exception was the top three scholars of the triennial civil service examinations who could leave their examinations through the central arch.
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