The Forbidden City is intended to impress. It is layers of ever
more impressive building until you finally enter the relatively modest
inner portions where the families actually lived. Having a map
while you are there will definitely help. Without one I must
admit being disoriented. I took my
pictures and notes and then consulted the web when I got home.
For reference I will use a Wikipedia
supplied map that I marked with the various locations of the
videos. I also suggest Paul Noll which gives an angled raised
relief view and drben.net
which gives and Aerial overview and detailed
view. The Map below is the simpler Wilki map numbered with
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picture in a separate window.