The Forbidden City is located in the center of Beijing, formerly known as the Forbidden City. Was built in the Ming Dynasty Yongle 18 (1420), is the palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, an unparalleled masterpiece of ancient architecture, the world's largest remaining and most complete ancient architectural complex of wooden structures. All built by the former and inner court of the Forbidden City, surrounded by the walls around. Surrounded by cheese River surrounded. City four corners turret. Surrounded each one, just south of the Meridian Gate, the main entrance to the Forbidden City.