The Forbidden City is a palace complex in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, China, in the center of the Imperial City of Beijing.

It is surrounded by many grand imperial gardens and temples, including the 22-hectare (54-acre) Zhongshan Park, the Sacrificial Imperial

Ancestral Temple, the 69-hectare (171-acre) Beihai Park, and the 23-hectare (57-acre) Zhongshan Park. ) Jingshan Park.The Forbidden City

was constructed from 1406 to 1420, and was the former Chinese imperial palace and winter residence of the Emperor of China from the Ming

Dynasty (since the Yongle Emperor) to the end of the Qing Dynasty, between 1420 and 1924. The Forbidden City served as the home of the

Chinese emperors and their households and was the ceremonial and political center of the Chinese government for more

than 500 years. Since 1925, the Forbidden City has been in charge of the Palace Museum, whose extensive collection of artwork and

artifacts was built on the imperial collections of the Ming and Qing dynasties.The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987

The complex consists of 980 buildings, with 8,886 rooms and covers 720,000 square meters 178 acres. The palace exemplifies the richness

of the residences of the Chinese emperor and traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural

development.East Asia and others.It is listed by UNESCO as having the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world