Yuan dynasty foundations, left. found beneath the Forbidden City in Beijing. Graphic: SCMP Pictures
Yuan dynasty foundations, left. found beneath the Forbidden City in Beijing. Graphic: SCMP Pictures

Chinese archaeologists solve mystery of Beijing’s Forbidden Palace

For the centuries, the location in Beijing of Kublai Khan’s Yuan dynasty palace remained a mystery. Experts at the Palace Museum now believe it was not near the Beijing’s most famous royal residence, but underneath it

Yuan dynasty foundations, left. found beneath the Forbidden City in Beijing. Graphic: SCMP Pictures
Yuan dynasty foundations, left. found beneath the Forbidden City in Beijing. Graphic: SCMP Pictures
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