Forbidden City
forbidden city - meridian gate
Meridian Gate (Wumen) / Meridian Tor
UNESCO World Heritage
The Meridian Gate (Chinese: Wumen - "men" = "gate") is the main gate south of the forbidden city. It was an central point for ceremonial celebrations as well as for official communcation  from the emperor and the imperial couts. But is was  also a place , were officials were punished and even executed by throuwing them out of the window!

Forbidden City / Verbotnen Stadt