Hall of Union

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RayParks
Adelaide, Australia2,744 contributions
Apr 2017 • Solo
It is located between the Palace of Heavenly Purity and the Palace of Earthly Tranquility. These three halls together constitute the centre of the Inner Court of the palace complex. Hall of Union is a square structure similar to the Hall of Middle Harmony, but smaller. I didn't find it interesting.
Written June 2, 2017
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Flitz8-A foodie travels
Athens, Greece2,756 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
You cannot enter the hall of Union and can only see it from peeking inside ,just a hall with throne in it
Written December 23, 2018
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Bill C
Vancouver, Canada3,870 contributions
May 2018 • Solo
This small building in the Forbidden City is right behind the Palace of Heavenly Purity. It contains a water clock made in 1745 and a mechanical clock made in 1797.
Written July 6, 2018
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ianwyj
Singapore, Singapore4,888 contributions
Dec 2017 • Family
This hall is sometimes called the Hall of Union and Peace, or to use a more specific translation, the Hall of Celestial and Terrestrial Union. Its name is deliberate as is its location between the Hall of Heavenly Purity and the Hall of Earthly Purity. Unlike most major halls in the Forbidden City, it's square in shape. And It's pretty difficult to miss this hall if one follows the regular path through the palace in a south-to-north direction. However, it may be tempting to pass on it if one has developed a one-hall-too-many feeling. After all, large crowds can make it feel congested, and it's not as conspicuous as other larger halls in the Inner Court. Nevertheless, this hall is perhaps a short peek in as it's here where the numerous royals seals (mostly made from jade) were kept in boxed wrapped in silk. Visitors can still view the silk-wrapped boxes today.
Written December 10, 2017
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nellielim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,110 contributions
Mar 2017 • Family
The smallest palace of the inner court, this hall was used for birthday celebrations and ceremonies of the Empresses. Another function was to be the repository for the Imperial Seals. We did not however see any seals there.
Written April 4, 2017
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel34,625 contributions
Apr 2013 • Couples
We were told the hall stores the famous 25 Imperial seals, but we could not find them anywhere (perhaps they were lent to a museum, or something similar).
Other than those unfound seals, this hall had no unique features at all.
Written March 5, 2014
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