Luxury Apartments

An apartment is a self-contained housing unit that occupies only part of a building. It is a type of accommodation that uses hotel style booking system. Most apartments are in buildings designed for the purpose, but large older houses are sometimes divided into apartments. Apartment buildings are multi-story buildings where three or more residences are contained within one structure. Rental apartments are the buildings which are owned by a single entity and rented out to many. First, try to find an apartment that is on the first floor. Some people are afraid that first level apartments make them more prone to burglary.

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Palace of Earthly Tranquility

Behind the Hall of Union is the Palace of Earthly Tranquility (Kunning Gong), a yin (earthly, feminine) counterpart of the yang (heavenly, masculine) Palace of Heaven Purity. In the Ming, this hall was the sleeping quarters of the empresses. It continued to bear this name during the Qing, though in fact the empresses did not stay here. In the Qing dynasty, the Palace of Earthly Tranquility was rebuilt so that its entrance stood at the east end of the south side of the hall rather than in the center, as was the general rule in the Forbidden City. This feature, and the presence of heated beds (kang) inside, can be explained by the fact that during the Qing dynasty the palace was used as a shrine for private Manchu shamanistic practices. There was a daily ritual sacrifice to some 15 gods, including Sakyamuni Buddha and a number of Mongolian deities. Four pigs were offered in sacrifice each day, while at major rituals in the spring and autumn personally attended by the emperor and empress, 39 swine went up in smoke. Several of the Qing emperors and empresses lodged in the east “heated chamber” attached to this hall on their three- day honeymoon. The buildings behind the hall to the north housed the imperial medical clinic and pharmacy.

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Red Fort in Delhi

Red fort is one of the largest monument and popular tourist destination of Old Delhi. It is one of the spectacular masterpiece of Mughal architecture was started by the emperor Shah jahan during his reign in 1638, when he transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi and completed in 1648. Lal Quilla is located at the town’s northern end on the right bank of the Yamuna and south of Salimgarh. Due to its architectural brilliance, Red fort has been notified as a monument of national importance in the year 1913. Again in the year 2007, Lal Quilla has been declared as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO.

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