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Hall of Middle Harmony (Zhonghe Dian)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small hall which has massive throne in the centre,crowds push to get good picture of the throne so be careful

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is the smallest of the large halls located in the center of the Forbidden City. Similar to the other Palaces/Halls in the Forbidden City, worth stopping at and reading the information sign. Be prepared to battle crowds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dmacwi
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is the smallest of the three main halls in the outer court of the Forbidden City. It is also called the Hall of Central Harmony. It is between the Hall of Supreme Harmony and the Hall of Preserving Harmony. It is a square building...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This relatively small, square hall is located between the Hall of Supreme Harmony and the Hall of Preserving Harmony and is the smallest of the three halls. This hall served as the emperor's rehearsal room where he would practice speeches or rest before ceremonies and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 18 November 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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.

Date of experience: April 2013
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.

Date of experience: October 2012
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