Hall of Beautiful Vistas (LiJing Xuan - 丽景轩) Interiors
The "Pavilion of Beautiful Scenery (Li Jing Xuan ; 丽景轩), which is situated at the north and back of the Palace of Gathering Excellence (Chu Xiu Gong ; 储秀宫), was built in 1535. When Cixi was a concubine, she once lived here and gave birth to the Emperor Tongzhi. In this pavilion there is a small exquisite stage. Empress Dowager Cixi sat on the imperial bed opposite the stage to enjoy the performance of theatrical troupe at her leisure.
The Official schematic Map of The Forbidden City, by The Palace Museum.
Satellite Overview of Yi Kung Gong and adjacent Chang Chun Gong and surrounding area of the Palace Museum (Gugong).
Satellite Overview of Six Western Palaces and surrounding area of the Palace Museum (Gugong).
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Last Ching Emperor, the boy-king Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, Emperor Xuan Tong (Reign 1909 AD - 1911 AD) as depicted on a Ching Dynasty Silver Dollar.
Elevated to Emperor at the young age of 4, Pu Yi, son of Loyal Prince Chun (2nd) spent all of his life imprisoned in his own Palace, secluded from reality by his own courtiers, as vividly depicted in the epic Film "The Last Emperor".
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