Temple of the imperial peace

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Temple of the imperial peace


Temple of the imperial peace (Qin'an dian)


Temple of the imperial peace

Temple of the imperial peace

This temple is the dominant building of the garden, it occupies a central position. Surrounded by a wall, it dates from the 15th century. Just in front of him stands a 400-year-old pine tree, it is known as Consort Pine, it symbolizes the harmony between the emperor and the empress. The door of the room is protected from evil spirits by two unicorns. Inside the temple was dedicated to the Taoist god of Water, Zhenwudadi, to help protect the Forbidden City against fires.



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