The Longevity Hall (Chang shou gong) or Palace of Immortality, built in the Ming period, served as a temporary resting place for the body of Qianlong's empress before her burial. In 1884, when Empress Dowager Cixi lived there, it was frequently the scene of operatic performances.
The Official schematic Map of The Forbidden City, by The Palace Museum.
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Satellite Overview of Yang Xin Dian - Mind Cultivation Palace and surrounding area of the Palace Museum (Gugong).
A step inside the Entrance Alley to Yong Shou Gong, Palace of Immortals