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  The Forbidden City - 360-degree Virtual Tour of the Meridian Gate - Beijing, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The Meridian Gate is the main entrance into the Forbidden City.
The Meridian Gate was decorated with lanterns hanging from the rostrum for the Lantern Festival, on the 15th of every month.
When a general returned from battle ceremonies were held at the Meridian Gate to turn over prisoners to the emperor.
www.thebeijingguide.com /forbidden_city/forbidden_city_virtual_tour.html   (208 words)

  
  Tiananmen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The gate was damaged by lightning in 1457, and was not repaired until 1465.
The gate as it stood was by then 500 years old, and had badly deteriorated, partly due to heavy usage in the 1950s-60s.
Proceeding further inward, the next gate is the 'Upright Gate', identical in design to the Tiananmen; behind it is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City itself, known as the Meridian Gate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tiananmen_Gate   (738 words)

  
 Gate of Supreme Harmony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is flanked by two minor gates, Zhendu Gate to the west and Zhaode Gate to the east.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gate_of_Supreme_Harmony   (261 words)

  
 Wumen --Meridian Gate of Forbidden City
It is also called Meridian Gate because the emperor believed that his residence was the center of universe and that the meridian line went right though the city.
The Meridian Gate was the place to announce the new lunar calendar for the following year, to celebrate victories and accept prisoners of war from the dispatched generals.
The gate is surmounted by five towers known as the Five-Phoenix Tower, the main gate-tower is the rectangular in shape and flanked by massive wings to the east and west.
www.beijingservice.com /attractions/forbiddencity/buildings/wumen.htm   (378 words)

  
 Forbidden City
Once you reach Wumen (Meridian Gate) you enter the heart of the Complex and this is the place to buy your tickets and the fantastic audio guide featuring the voice of smooth talking Roger Moore.
This gate is the main gateway to the Forbidden City.
The Gate of Celestial Purity was where the emperor attended to state affairs.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/livechina/2004-01/14/content_298859.htm   (1012 words)

  
 The Meridian Gate (outside), The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
This can be reached from the Tian'AnMen Gate - pass through the archway beneath Mao's portrait and the Meridian Gate will be in front of you as you head north; walk along the tree-lined path through DuanMen gate and on to the ticket office.
A view of the Meridian Gate from the balcony of DuanMen.
Because chinese emperors believed that they were sons of Heaven and live in the center of the universe, they believed that the meridian line went through the Forbidden City; hence the gate was so named.
kinabaloo.com /fce.html   (142 words)

  
 destinations beijing gugong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Once you reach Wumen (Meridian Gate) you enter the heart of the Complex and this is the place to buy your tickets and the fantastic audio guide featuring the voice of smooth talking Roger Moore.
Meridian Gate is the main gateway into the Forbidden City.
The Gate of Celestial Purity was where the emperor attended to state affairs.
www.cntravel.biz /destinations/beijing/gugong.shtml   (1256 words)

  
 China in 1973 (1 Beijing )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The Meridian Gate (Wumen), is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City.
The Supreme Harmony Gate is the main gate of the Outer Court and fairly grand.
The Gate of Celestial Purity (Qianqingmen), is the main gate of the Inner Court.
berclo.net /page73/73en-china-1.html   (1543 words)

  
 Forbidden City -Beijing- China travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Almost all the buildings are symmetrically arranged, with the main halls on the meridian line and the less important halls and houses on the east and west sides.
The Meridian Gate is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City.
The Meridian Gate was so named because the Chinese emperors believed that they lived in the center of the universe, and the Meridian Line went through the Forbidden City.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/beijing/forbidden_city.htm   (5091 words)

  
 Beijing: Forbidden City
It's the main gate and south gate of the Forbidden City.
Standing on the bridges, one can see a grand structure called Taihemen (Gate of Supreme Harmony), which is the most marvelous gate in the city and guarded by a couple of bronze lions in front.
On the gate there were a drum and a bell.
www.beijingtrip.com /attractions/forbidden/virtual.htm   (1018 words)

  
 The Meridian Gate (inside), The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
The Meridian Gate (inside), The Forbidden City, Beijing, China
The Meridian Gate is very grand, with five openings, and is the largest and main gate of the Forbidden City.
The gate is 35.6 meters high and surmounted by five pavilions.
kinabaloo.com /fce2.html   (251 words)

  
 The Meridian Gate
The Meridian Gate is the southern entrance of the Purple Forbidden City.
It is the largest gate of the Forbidden City, 35.6 metres high and surmounted by five pavilions.
The Meridian Gate was so named because the Chinese emperors believed that they lived in the center of the universe, and the Meridian Line went through the Forbidden city.
www.sinohotelguide.com /aboutbeijing/forbidden-city/meridian.html   (314 words)

  
 The Forbidden City
In front of the halls and terrace lies a courtyard and the gate to the Outer Court.
The Gate of Supreme Harmony (TaiHeMen), north of the first courtyard, is the main gate of the Outer Court.
The gate is guarded by a couple of bronze lions which aimed to show imperial dignity.
kinabaloo.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /fcg.html   (405 words)

  
 Meridian Brochure: CD and DVD
Meridian built the world’s first audiophile CD player in 1984, and introduced the first two-box transport and converter in 1986, leading the way ever since.
Jitter, a damaging form of digital distortion arising from time errors, was first described by Meridian in 1981; it is virtually eliminated by our precision re-clocking and FIFO technologies.
The 596 is fully compatible with Meridian 500 and 800 Series and comes with an MSR Remote.
www.meridian-audio.com /m_bro_cd.htm   (735 words)

  
 Meridian Gate
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.
www.chinavista.com /beijing/gugong/meridian.html   (96 words)

  
 The Forbidden City - 360-degree Virtual Tour of the Meridian Gate - Beijing, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The Meridian Gate is the main entrance into the Forbidden City.
The Meridian Gate was decorated with lanterns hanging from the rostrum for the Lantern Festival, on the 15th of every month.
When a general returned from battle ceremonies were held at the Meridian Gate to turn over prisoners to the emperor.
thebeijingguide.com /forbidden_city/forbidden_city_virtual_tour.html   (208 words)

  
 Forbidden City
The Meridian Gate is where the emperor would give New Year's announcements as well as determine the destiny of prisoners.
Once inside the Meridian Gate, there are several bridges, the Golden River bridges, that are surrounded by huge walls with three gates.
The gates are to the left and right with the Gate of Supreme Harmony located directly in front.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/issues/forbidden_city.htm   (965 words)

  
 Forbidden City
The Meridian Gate, Wumen in Chinese, is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City.
Since Chinese emperors believed that they were sons of Heaven and should live in the center of the universe, and they believed the Meridian Line went through the Forbidden City, the gate was named so.
The grand gate, consisting of five openings, is the largest gate and main gate of the Forbidden City, 35.6 meters high and surmounted by five pavilions, named Wufenglou, viz.
www.beijingtrip.com /attractions/forbidden/meridiangate.htm   (313 words)

  
 webitpr - online press release distribution and monitoring
Meridian Gate provides LINX and its members with the very latest world-class resilient infrastructure with multiple levels of 24/7 security and stable high-capacity power supplies.
The connection point at Meridian Gate will provide an increased level of choice and service to both new and existing members.
Meridian Gate takes the number of sites at which LINX has peering facilities to seven, all of them in London.
www.webitpr.com /release_detail.asp?ReleaseID=3614   (702 words)

  
 Phillis Yuan's China Page
The gate you see in front of us is called 'Wu men' or some call it the 'Meridian Gate'.
This is the main entrance to a once forbidden city, in which 24 emperors ruled in altogether.
Now follow me through this gate and the Bridge over the Inner Golden River to get to the 'Gate of Supreme Harmony', also known as 'Tai he men'.
www.ualberta.ca /~lyuan/chinapage/forbd/wumen.html   (139 words)

  
 Palace Museum - Gate Supreme Harmony
View from Meridian Gate across Golden River Bridges at Tai He Men II Golden River Bridges and Tai He Men - Gate of Supreme Harmony
Gate of Supreme Harmony and adjacent Gates to Harmony Square II Tai He Men - The Gate of Supreme Harmonay at The Forbidden City I
Bronze Lion Statue at Gate of Supreme Harmony II Bronze Lion Statue at Gate of Supreme Harmony III
homepage.mac.com /drbenopolo/beijing/PhotoAlbum360.html   (310 words)

  
 Forbidden City History: Meridian Gate: Travel China Guide.com
The Meridian Gate, Wumen in Chinese, is the southern entrance of the Forbidden City.
Wumen is the largest and most imposing of the entrances and is the main gate to the Forbidden City.
The gate is surmounted by five pavilions named Wufenglou, which means 'The Tower of the Five Phoenix'.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/beijing/forbidden/meridan_gate.htm   (503 words)

  
 Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, Palace Museum, China Tour
The entire palace area, rectangular in shape and 720,000 square meters in size, takes up one-third of the 8 kilometer-long central axis of Beijing’s old city proper, from the city gate of Yongdingmen on the south to the Drum and Bell towers on the north.
- The Meridian Gate of the Imperial palace in
After the completion of the Meridian Gate exhibition hall, many more make will make their debuts here.
www.chinatour.com /attraction/forbiddencity.htm   (943 words)

  
 Wu Men (Meridian Gate) | Museum/Attraction Review | Beijing | Frommers.com
The trees leading up to this gate are recent additions.
The emperor would sit atop the gate to receive prisoners of war, flanked by a battalion of imperial guards clad in full battle armor.
The prisoners, clad in chains and red cloth, kneeled in the courtyard while charges were read before the emperor confirmed they would be taken to the marketplace for execution.
www.frommers.com /destinations/beijing/A30234.html   (251 words)

  
 Elan Recruitment, London (Grampian House Meridian Gate)
Map showing Elan Recruitment, Grampian House Meridian Gate
Elan Recruitment is based in Grampian House Meridian Gate London.
You can view a list of neighbouring businesses by going to the Grampian House Meridian Gate page.
www.londononline.co.uk /profiles/55052   (115 words)

  
 Stock Images of Meridian ( Tiananmen ) Gate, Tiananmen Square, Imperial Palace Entrance to the Forbidden City, Beijing, ...
Stock Images of Meridian (Tiananmen) Gate, Tiananmen Square, Imperial Palace Entrance to the Forbidden City, Beijing, China - Search Photography Photos Pictures and Photo Clip Art - DJH04006, DJH04006.jpg
Meridian (Tiananmen) Gate, Tiananmen Square, Imperial Palace Entrance to the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
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 AVS Forum Archive - DPL II: First out of the gate is Meridian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Or at least they are the first I've heard of to release their DPL II upgrade.
Over in the AVS Special Guest area, in the discussion with Charles Wood, member 'bmoura' posts that as of today, Meridian has posted the software upgrade for adding DPL II to it's processors.
So Meridian owners can download it from the web at http://www.meridian-audio.com/lib_soft2.htm.
archive.avsforum.com /avs-vb/printpost.php?postid=11885   (251 words)

  
 cs gaming server   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Our new Data Centre Facilities at Redbus Interhouse, Meridian Gate, London Docklands, boasts redundant power supplies, redundant network feeds, FM200 fire suppression, redundant air conditioning, multi-stage identification process for security purposes.
Our servers are connected to generous bandwidth allocations, fully burstable, with multiple (aggregated) providers, ensuring 100% availability for maximum uptime.
cs gaming server, Our new Data Centre Facilities at Redbus Interhouse, Meridian Gate, London Docklands, boasts redundant power supplies, redundant network feeds, FM200 fire suppression, redundant air conditioning, multi-stage identification process for security purposes.
www.server2own.net /dedicated_server/cs_gaming_server.html   (474 words)

  
 Meridian Specialties Inc. Company on INFOMINE
Meridian Double Acting and Spring Return Pneumatic Actuators
Series 20 - Heavy Duty Knife Gate Valve
Series 90 - Square Port Knife Gate Valve
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 Image: london dockland meridian gate office bldg 1989 | Project for Public Spaces (PPS)
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 [UK] Redbus Meridian Gate - Rack Space - Web Hosting Talk - The largest, most influential web hosting community on the ...
Web Hosting Talk : Advertising Forums : Web Hosting Offers : Dedicated Hosting Offers : [UK] Redbus Meridian Gate - Rack Space
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 AVS Forum Archive - DPL II: First out of the gate is Meridian
AVS Forum Archive - DPL II: First out of the gate is Meridian
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