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HǎidiÓn Qū, Beijing, China — The North China Plain (Land of the yellow earth)
 

Purple Heaven Hall

紫 霄 殿 (Zixiao Dian)

 
 
Purple Heaven Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 16, 2011
1. Purple Heaven Hall Marker
Inscription. Built in 1886, the hall was a lounge for princes, patriarchs and cabinet ministers when in the Summer Palace to celebrate Empress Dowager Cixi's birthdays. The cultural relics on display here are birthday presents from the princes, patriarchs and cabinet ministers to Cixi.
 
Location. 39° 59.828′ N, 116° 16.063′ E. Marker is in HǎidiÓn Qū, Beijing. Click for map. Located at the Summer Palace. Marker is in this post office area: HǎidiÓn Qū, Beijing 10008-0, China.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hall of Dispelling Clouds (within shouting distance of this marker); Nuclei as Heavy as Bulls (approx. 4.9 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Purple Heaven Hall Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 16, 2011
2. Purple Heaven Hall Marker Location
Purple Heaven Hall image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 16, 2011
3. Purple Heaven Hall
 
 
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