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Forbidden City Built With Ice Paths
2013-11-06 09:19:18

A study has revealed that Beijing’s Forbidden Palace was built with massive stones weighing over 300 tons that were transported to the site with the help of massive ice sleds.

2010-10-11 07:38:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Museum Speelklok presents the exhibition SingSong, Treasures from the Forbidden City from 16 October 2010 up to and including 28 February 2011.

2009-10-01 14:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palace Museum in Beijing, China is presenting "Cartier Treasures: King of Jewelers, Jewelers to Kings" exhibition. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/NY85660 ) The exceptional display takes place in the Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate.

2009-09-29 07:35:00

BEIJING, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- "RMB30,000 per square metre" -- such prices for luxury properties in the Chinese capital, Beijing, are now a bygone era.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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