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The Meridian Gate

Meridian Gate

The Meridian Gate as viewed from inside the Forbidden City. Built in 1420, it is 37.95 metres high and is the main gate of the Forbidden City. The bells and drums in the gate tower were sounded to accompany important ceremonies presided over by the emperor.

During important ceremonies presided over by the emperor, guards of honour lined up on the square between the Meridian Gate and the Gate of Supreme Harmony, the largest square in the palace complex.

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