imperial garden in central Beijing, China

Zhongnanhai is the offices of and residence for the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party and the State Council. It was a former imperial garden, and is next to the Forbidden Palace in Beijing. There are two lakes there. The Emperor Zhangzong of Jin built the northern lake in 1189.

Xinhuamen, the "Gate of New China", built by Yuan Shikai, today the formal entrance to the Zhongnanhai compound
General information
Architectural styleTraditional Chinese Architecture
Address174 Chang'an Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing[1]
Coordinates39°54′41″N 116°22′50″E / 39.9113°N 116.3805°E / 39.9113; 116.3805
Current tenants

References change

  1. "Zhongnanhai – the Political Center of China". travelchinaguide.com. TravelChinaGuide. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2018.