Halls in Forbidden City lit up for 1st time

2016-05-19 10:31 千龙网

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Six major palaces sit on the central axle of the Forbidden City, namely the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Central Harmony, Hall of Preserving Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Union, and Palace of Earthly Tranquility, were lit up for the first time in hundreds of years on May 18, 2016, the 40th International Museum Day, as the Palace Museum launched a lighting project.

In the six palaces, as more than 120 newly-installed groups of illumination were officially put into use, soft and close to the natural light instantly lighted the halls.

According to an official from the Palace Museum, the lighting project provided visitors with a good undisturbed lighting environment so as to improve their visual effect and comfort with a clear display of the halls’ original furnishings, such as the structures, paintings, and relics in more real colors, meanwhile do no harm to the ancient buildings and cultural relics on exhibition.

责任编辑:Ai Ting(QN0043)

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