Inside the Forbidden City
There are castles, then there are palaces, then there is the Forbidden City. Even in the epic Chinese films that suggest what life was once like within these walls, it's almost impossible to imagine the God-like status of the Emperors and the fealty they demanded, sitting in these massive buildings.
This image was scanned from film.
|31 May 2005
|Soligor 28-80mm 1:3.5 Macro
Taken in Dongcheng, Beijing, China