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NOVA : Secrets of the Forbidden City

Explore how China’s magnificent Forbidden City has withstood centuries of earthquakes.

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Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing’s Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks.

NOVA: Secrets of the Forbidden City, Wednesday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.

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