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Hall of Middle Harmony (Zhonghe Dian)

Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
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1 Jun 2017
“Small But Beautiful Hall”
3 weeks ago
“A short visit should suffice”
Inside The Palace of Museum, Beijing, China
+86 10 8500 7421
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harmoniously designed in the same general yet grand style of the buildings and pavilions of the Forbidden City, this relatively small (I'm using rather loosely here) hall is the smallest of the three found in the Outer Courtyard. It's rather bare in content with a...More

Thank ianwyj
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It’s the smallest of the Three Great Halls of the Outer Court on the central axis of the Forbidden City. It’s a square structure like a pavilion with a gilded pinnacle on a single-eaves roof. It’s located between the Hall of Great Harmony and the...More

1  Thank RayParks
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Located in the Forbidden City, this is the smallest hall in the outer court. This was the place where the Emperor rests while waiting to hold ceremonies in the Hall of Supreme Harmony.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The architecture and attention to detail is stunning, but there are so many similar buildings in the Forbidden City that this one gets lost in the noise.

Thank FiShep
Reviewed 5 March 2014

After seeing way too many "palaces" and pagodas on the Forbidden City, this was yet another hall, totally identical to the ones we've seen before and nothing unique about it at all.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 22 September 2013

You won't miss the Hall of Middle Harmony. It's in the middle line of the city. It's said that it's the sleeping site for the emperor.

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