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Forbidden City Facts

Discover how Beijing’s Forbidden City, the largest palace complex in the world, has survived 500 years of earthquakes.
Publish Date: Topic: Ancient WorldsAncient WorldsNova
By Brian Kantor

Discover how Beijing’s Forbidden City, the largest palace complex in the world, has survived 500 years of earthquakes.

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