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What are the famous buildings in China?

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   1.ForbiddenCity
 
  AlsoknownastheForbiddenCity,itislocatedonthecentralaxisoftheoldBeijing.ItistheroyalfamilyoftheMingandQingDynasties.Coveringanareaof720000squaremetersandaconstructionareaofabout150000squaremeters,ithas9999andahalftemples.ItisthelargestpalaceintheworldandthelargestandmostcompleteancientbuildingcomplexinChina.Thewholebuildingcomplexissymmetricallyarrangedaccordingtothecentralaxis,withclearlayersandprominentmainbody.Taihehall,alsoknownas"Jinluanhall",istheplacewheretheemperorsoftheMingandQingDynastiesheldagrandceremony.
 
  2.PotalaPalace,thePearloftheroofoftheworld
 
  Theworld-famousPotalaPalacestandsontheredmountaininLhasa,Tibet,withanaltitudeofmorethan3700meters.Itcoversatotalareaofmorethan360000squaremeters,withatotalconstructionareaofmorethan130000squaremeters.Themainbuildingis117metershighandhas13floors,includingpalaces,pagodahalls,Buddhahalls,sutrahalls,monkhousesandcourtyards.ItisthehighestandlargestpalaceCastlestylebuildingcomplexintheworld."Potala"isaSanskrittransliterationofZhoudao,alsotranslatedas"Putuo"or"Putuo",whichoriginallyreferstotheislandwhereGuanyinBodhisattvalives.ThePotalaPalaceinLhasaiscommonlyknownasthesecondPutuoMountain.
 
  3.Thesummerpalace,theresidenceofEmpressDowagerCixi
 
  Thesummerpalace,aroyalgardenintheQingDynasty,formerlyknownasQingyiGarden,islocatedinthewesternsuburbofBeijing,15kilometersawayfromtheurbanarea,coveringanareaofabout290hectares,adjacenttotheOldSummerPalace.Itisalarge-scalelandscapegardenbuiltonthebaseofKunmingLakeandWanshoumountain,basedontheWestLakeofHangzhouanddrawingonthedesigntechniquesofJiangnangardens.Itisalsothemostcompletepreservedroyalpalaceandimperialgarden.Itisknownasthe"RoyalGardenMuseum"andisalsoanationalkeytouristattraction.
 
  4.Taoistpalacearchitecture--YonglePalace
 
  YonglePalace,namedafteritsformersiteinYongleTown,isalsoknownasdachunyangLongevityPalace.YonglePalaceisanationalkeyculturalrelicsprotectionunit.ItsoriginalsiteislocatedinZhaoxianvillage,YongleTown,RuichengCounty,ShanxiProvince.ItscurrentsiteislocatedintheeastofLongquanVillage,3kmnorthofRuichengCounty.YonglePalacewasbuiltintheYuanDynasty,withatotalofmorethan110yearsbeforeandaftertheconstructionperiod.ThewallsinsidethepalacearecoveredwithmuralsoftheYonglePalace.
 
  5.Thefirstbridgeintheworld-ZhaozhouBridge
 
  ZhaozhouBridge,alsoknownasAnjibridge,islocatedontheXiRiverinZhaocounty,HebeiProvinceandcrossestherivermorethan37meterswide.Becausethebridgebodyiscompletelybuiltofstone,itislocallycalled"Dashibridge".ItwasbuiltintheSuiDynastyfrom595to605.ItwasdesignedandbuiltbythefamouscraftsmanLiChun.Ithasahistoryofmorethan1400years.Itistheearliestandmostcompleteancientsingleholeopenshoulderstonearchbridgeintheworld.ZhaozhouBridgeisthecrystallizationofthewisdomoftheancientworkingpeople,creatinganewsituationinChina'sbridgeconstruction.
 
  Extendeddata
 
  "TheselectionofChina'stoptencontemporarybuildingsisbynomeansanaward,butacriticismofChina'scontemporaryurbanphenomenon."
 
  OnApril15,2014,WangMingxian,afamousChinesearchitecturalcriticandcuratoroftheChinaPavilionofthe10thVeniceArchitectureBiennale,saidatthelaunchconferenceoftheselectionofChina'stoptencontemporarybuildings.WangMingxianservedasthechairmanofthejury.
 
  Accordingtothereporter,theselectionofChina'stoptencontemporarybuildingsisjointlysponsoredbytheChinaArchitecturalCultureResearchAssociationundertheMinistryofcultureandtheculturalresourcesresearchcenterofPekingUniversity.ApublicvotewaslaunchedontenlargeportalwebsitesledbySina.Com,andthejuryfinallyselected20candidateprojects.Amongthem,netizens'votingaccountedfor40pointsandtheevaluationcommitteeaccountedfor60points.
 
  InadditiontoWangMingxian,themembersofthejuryalsoincludefamousarchitecturalexpertsandarchitectsGuMengchaoandbuZhengwei,famousartistssongJianming,vicepresidentoftheChineseAcademyoffinearts,LiuXinwu,famouswriterandwinnerofMaoDunLiteratureAward,ZhangYiwu,famousculturalscholarofPekingUniversity,ChenTong,editorinchiefofsina.com,andYangDaming,deputyeditorinchiefofCaixinmedia,FamousnetworkcriticWangXiaoshanandcommercialrealestateexpertSuXin.Inadditiontobeingauthoritativefiguresinvariousfields,thebiggestfeatureofthemembersofthejuryiscross-border.

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