Holidays in the Forbidden City photo copyrighted by: Galen R. Frysinger
The Forbidden City covers an area of about 72 hectares with a total floor space
of approximately 150, 000 square meters. It consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms. To represent the supreme power of the emperor from the God and the place where the he lived being the center of the world, all the gates, palace and other structures of the Forbidden City were arranged on both sides of the south-north central axis.
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