Palace of accumulated purity


Palace of accumulated purity

Palace of accumulated purity (Zhongcui gong)

Built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and rebuilt in 1655, the Emperor. Qing Xianfeng (1851-1861) lived here with his mother during his childhood, it must be said that this palace was reserved for princes. The empress of Emperor Guangxu occupied the palace as well. Nowadays visitors can find inside this palace two exhibition halls: The first presents objects in lacquer, stone, glass, metal or jade while the second exposes a collection of illustrations in jade.

This palace is part of six Eastern palaces, in the oriental annexes inside.

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