Belvedere of prolonging splendor

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Belvedere of prolonging splendor


Belvedere of prolonging splendor (Yanhui Ge)

This gazebo is in the imperial garden. It is built in height, on limestone rock from Taihu Lake, and has a square shape. Its summit is very decorated with bright colors, its roof is square too, it ends in the center by a ball.

It has the characteristic of being adorned with calligraphy, an important art in ancient China.



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Back to the list of the pavilions of the forbidden city




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