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  Hall of Supreme Harmony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hall of Supreme Harmony (太和殿) at the centre of the Forbidden City
The Hall of Supreme Harmony (Chinese: 太和殿; pinyin: tài hé diàn) is the largest hall within the Forbidden City.
It is located at its central axis, behind the Gate of Supreme Harmony.
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 Gate of Supreme Harmony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gate of Supreme Harmony (Traditional Chinese: 太和門; Simplified Chinese: 太和门; pinyin: Tàihémén), is the second major gate at the southern side of the Forbidden City.
This gate and the Meridian Gate form the north and south boundaries of a great plaza (Shi Zi) that is divided by a serpentine waterway spanned by the "Golden River Bridges".
On the north side of the gate is Harmony Square and the entrance to the grand Hall of Supreme Harmony.
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 architecture
The Gate of Supreme Harmony is the main entrance to the outer court.The second stamp is entitled "the Supreme Harmony in the Shinning Sun".
The Hall of Supreme Harmony, known as the golden throne room, was the emperor's ceremony hall with the golden throne carved with dragon in the middle.
The Hall of Supreme Harmony shows the majesty of the emperor's power.The third stamp is entitled "Union of the Qian and Kun, (meaning Heaven and Earth).
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 The Hall of Supreme Harmony, The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Because the Hall of Supreme Harmony was a symbol of imperial power, it was the highest structure in the nation during the Ming and Qing dynasties - no other building was allowed to be higher than it.
Each of the pillars supporting the hall was made from a single piece of wood, about 18 metres high.
In front of the hall, there are a couple of gilded bronze vats, which were used to hold water in case of fire.
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 Hall of Supreme Harmony, with Bronze Lion
The pair in front of the Gate of Supreme Harmony are plain bronze--a darker shade of gray, as opposed to the polished metallic color of this one--and are the largest, at 4.36 meters tall.
In each pair, the lion in the east is a male with an ornamented sphere--possibly meant to symbolize the world--under his right paw, and the one on the west is a female with a lion cub under her left paw.
This particular lion stands in front of Taihedian, the Hall of Supreme Harmony, which housed the main imperial throne of the Ming and Qing Dynasty emperors.
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 Forbidden City -Beijing- China travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Almost everything in the hall as well as in the whole palace is carved or gilded with dragons because the emperor was believed to be the son of the dragon or the son of Heaven.
The Pavilion of Sustained Harmony was for repose for Emperor Qianlong.
It is the smallest of the three rear palaces in the Inner Court, and corresponds to the Hall of the Central Harmony in the Outer Court.
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 Tour to Peking to Visit Forbidden City
Since the Hall of Supreme Harmony was symbol of the imperial power, it was the highest structure in the Ming and Qing dynasty in the nation, no other buildings allowed higher than it.
The heavily glazed hall is 35.02 meters high and 37.44 if rooftop decoration counted, and 63.96 meters in width and 37.2 meters in length respectively.
Inside of the hall, the floor was paved with special bricks which were fired long and then soaked in tungoil to be polished.
www.beijingtrip.com /attractions/forbidden/supremeharmony.htm   (472 words)

  
 Hall of Supreme Harmony
Entering Taihemen, you will see Taihedian (Hall of Supreme Harmony) across the spacious square, which covers a space of 30,000 square meters.
As a symbol of imperial power, the sandalwood throne, standing on a two-meter high platform, is located in the center of the hall and enclosed within six thick gold-lacquered pillars painted with dragons.
The hall is heavily painted with dragons, having an aura of solemnity and mystery.
www.mybeijingchina.com /forbidden-city/hall_of_supreme.htm   (453 words)

  
 Forbidden City Tour: China Warrior Tours
The hall was flanked by Wenhuadian (Hall of Literary Glory) and Wuyingdian (Hall of Martial Velour).
Baohedian (Hall of Preserved Harmony), the second largest architecture in the palace, is the rear hall of the Outer Court.
The three halls on the center axis are the main structures and they are smaller in size than the three halls in the Outer Court, although they look the same in style.
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 The Hall of Supreme Harmony (2), The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
The hall is heavily painted with dragons and has an aura of solemnity and mystery.
The emperor's throne, which is surrounded by various art treasures of symbolic significance, is in the middle of the hall.
Below are two views of buildings to the side of the hall as seen from the raised platform that the Hall of Supreme Harmony sits on.
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 Asian Architecture: Gardens
Inside are numerous halls, each of which is connected separately to the central garden.
All of the halls are placed on the standard north-south axis as is common in China.
Originally the pavilion was a private worship hall in the gardens of the larger mansion complex that Yoshimasa constructed in the eastern hills of Kyoto.
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 The Home of Kings> QianQing Gong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Palace of Celestial Purity is the smaller twin of the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
Every item similar with that of the Hall of Supreme Harmony is smaller than the latter.
Since it was esteemed inferior to the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
www.netwiz.net /~cactus/xyang/qianqing.html   (357 words)

  
 The Palace Museum (Forbidden City) in Beijing
The outer palace consists of the Hall of Supreme Harmony, the Hall of Central Harmony and the Hall of Preserving Harmony.
All the grand ceremonies such as the accession of a new emperor to the throne, the adoption of a new title of a reign, going on an expedition, the emperor's birthday and wedding, and the celebration of Spring Festival were held in the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
The inner palace consists of the Hall of Heavenly Purity, the Hall of Union and the Hall of Earthly Tranquility and the inner palace is also the place where the emperor and the empress resided and handled daily affairs.
www.aguidetoasia.com /china/beijing-palace-museum.php   (465 words)

  
 Hall of Preserved Harmony
Baohedian, the Hall of Preserved Harmony, sits on the northern end of the three-tier marble terrace, similar in style but a bit smaller than the Hall of Supreme Harmony and larger than the Hall of Central Harmony.
There are 1,412 marble stone dragon heads under the columns of the three-tier terrace on which the three main halls are seated.
Go behind the hall to have a rest and appreciate the Huge Stone Carving by the way.
www.mybeijingchina.com /forbidden-city/hall_of_preserved.htm   (261 words)

  
 Forbidden City of China: Hall of Supreme Harmony
Since the Hall of Supreme Harmony was symbol of the imperial power, it was the highest structure in the empire during the Ming and Qin dynasties.
Inside of the hall, the floor is paved with special bricks which were fired long and then polished by being soaked in tungoil.
As a symbol of imperial power, the sandalwood throne, standing on a two-meter high platform, is located in the center of the hall and surrounded by six thick gold-lacquered pillars decorated with dragons.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/beijing/forbidden/supreme.htm   (605 words)

  
 Gu Gong 35   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A bronze incense burner right outside the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
There are altogether 18 incense burners, representing all of the provinces during the Qing Dynasty.
Imagine a scene like this, under a clear blue sky, the yellow tiles shimmer on top of the white terrace, the curling veil of burning incense transforms the Hall of Supreme Harmony into a heavenly structure.
bei-jing.tripod.com /chinese/gu_gong_36e.htm   (62 words)

  
 Forbidden City: Hall of Supreme Harmony
Further north in the center, it is Taihemen, the Gate of Supreme Harmony.
Nothing was allowed to overwhelm the Hall of Supreme Harmony, the highest building in the Forbidden City and trees were no exception.
The gate is an important place where emperors' wedding ceremonies were usually held and in the October of the first year under Shunzhi reign of the Qing dynasty, Emperor Shunzhi announced an act of grace.
www.beijingtrip.com /attractions/forbidden/courtyard.htm   (371 words)

  
 Phillis Yuan's China Page
Hall of Supreme Harmony (Tai he dian) - inside
Hall of Central Harmony (Zhong he dian) - inside
Hall of Preserving Harmony (Bao he dian) - inside
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 The Forbidden City, Beijing - photos of monuments & memorials in Beijing on Worldisround   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The hall is supported by total of 72 thick pillars.
The main structure of the Imperial Garden is the Qin'an Hall.
To the northwest of the hall, there is the Sustaining Sunshine Pavilion.
www.worldisround.com /articles/45172   (950 words)

  
 Fourth Courtyard leading to the Hall of Supreme Harmony at the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Fourth Courtyard leading to the Hall of Supreme Harmony at the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Fourth Courtyard and Hall of Supreme Harmony at the Forbidden City
The Forbidden City has many courtyards, of which this is probably the grandest.
www.harrys-stuff.com /china-forbidden-city/courtyard.php   (66 words)

  
 Traditional Chinese Architecture: Forbidden city: Gate of Supreme Harmony
Occupying the centre of the northern side of this courtyard is Taihemen, The Gate of Supreme Harmony.
Born to rule the empire, his was the loftiest position no one and nothing could appear higher.
The Hall of Supreme Harmony, is the highest building in the Forbidden City and not even trees could overshadow it.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/beijing/forbidden/gate_supreme.htm   (532 words)

  
 Forbidden City Photos Guide : Beijing China Pictures : Imperial Garden, Gate of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Supreme ...
The Forbidden City Guide : seat of supreme power for over five centuries, the Forbidden City, with its landscaped gardens and many buildings (whose nearly 10 000 rooms contain furniture and works of art), constitutes a priceless testimony to Chinese civilization during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
You can use these photos as a guide to the Forbidden City and see some pictures of : the Imperial Garden, the Gate of Supreme Harmony, the Hall of Supreme Harmony, the Tiananmen Gate...
At the bottom of the page you can also find a world map showing where the Forbidden City is. Finally at the top of the page you can find a link to search for other guides in photos and pictures on benoa.net and a link to my photo blog.
www.benoa.net /beijing/forbiddencity/index.html   (266 words)

  
 University of Michigan Library Name Resolver Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Title: Palace Museum (Forbidden City); Hall of Supreme Harmony (Hall of the gold imperial throne)
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 Pictures of Hall of Supreme Harmony, Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City, Beijing, China - Search Photographs Photos ...
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 Stock Image of Courtyard and Hall of Supreme Harmony, Forbidden City, Beijing, China - Search Photographs Photos ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 Hall of Supreme Harmony | Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
On foot you walk a whole day just to explore all the gates, halls, gardens, and courtyards.
Like this you can experience the Chinese peopels' taste for monumetal buildings very genuinly.
Here you find three halls, the Hall of Supreme Harmony, the Hall of Medium Harmony, and the Hall of Protective [View Full Entry]
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 Forbidden City - Hall of Supreme Harmony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Standing on a multistage, luxuriously balustraded, marble terrace, the glazed palace with a height of 37,44 meters, (including the rooftop decoration) and a total of 72 pillars supporting the roof, is the grandest timber framework ever in China.
The Hall of Supreme Harmony was symbol of the imperial power and the highest structure in the empire during the Ming and Qin dynasties.
No other building was permitted to be higher any where.
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Title: Palace Museum; Incense burners in front of Hall of Supreme Harmony
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 Glenn Beanland Posters Prints - Detail of Bronze Incense Burner Outside Hall of Supreme Harmony in Forbidden City ...
Glenn Beanland Posters Prints - Detail of Bronze Incense Burner Outside Hall of Supreme Harmony in Forbidden City Bejing, China Art Photographic Print - Artist: Glenn Beanland - Poster Size: 40x30 - SHOP.COM
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