Hall of Central Harmony


Hall of Central Harmony

The Hall of Central Harmony (中和殿) is one of the three halls of the Outer Court of the Forbidden City, in Beijing, China, along with the Hall of Supreme Harmony and Hall of Preserving Harmony. It is smaller than the other two halls, and is square in shape. It is used by the Emperor to prepare and rest before and during ceremonies. cite web |url= http://www.dpm.org.cn/China/phoweb/BuildingPage/1/B484.htm|title= 中和殿 (Hall of Central Harmony)|accessdate=2007-07-25 |author= The Palace Museum|authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= Chinese|archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote=]

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