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Gate of Great Harmony (Taihe Men)

Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
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Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, there is so much to take in when you visit this area. This gate is beautiful, and certainly matches how imposing the whole design of all the structures are. Take your time to look around and also to look up as you...More

Thank Randall K
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

After you pass through Meridian Gate, the Gate of Supreme Harmony comes in to view just past the 5 marble bridges that cross the Inner Golden River. There are two smaller gates on either side. As you approach the main gate you will notice two...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Rebuilt after a fire in 1886, it is where during the Ming dynasty the emperor held morning court sessions

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

What attracted me most about this gate was the beautiful ceiling. Look up and check it out! This important gate leading into the Hall of Supreme Harmony is colorful with a lot of details. Spend a few minutes here before you step over to the...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Located between the Meridian Gate (which runs continuously with the the outer wall of the Forbidden City) and the massive Hall of Supreme Harmony, this colourful Gate serves as a portal to the the main ceremonial halls of the palace's Outer Court. It's only worth...More

Thank ianwyj
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Gate of Supreme Harmony is the main gate of the Outer Court and is one of the more grand gates leading to the different squares. It’s pretty impressive from a distance and the best shots are from the Golden water bridges over the stream...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The whole Forbidden City complex is jaw droppingly beautiful and really has to be seen to be believed. The Gate of Great Harmony is absolutely majestic as befits it's surroundings. It is huge and ornate with a stunning roof and all sorts of carvings in...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was yet another beautiful architecture. My guide told me that it was important to be big and colourful in China.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is the second major gate in the south of the Forbidden City. Huge and impressive, this provides a great backdrop for photographs without too many tourists.

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Actually It would be difficult and of course a shame to miss it since this is, in my opinion, what makes the Forbidden City so special and famous. This is probably the most interesting and even stunning part of it: this immense empty space enclosed...More

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