Efang Gong

Local name阿房宫
LocationWang si jie ban, China

The Epang Palace in western Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, was a palace complex of Qin Shi Huang, emperor of China. Construction of the palace began in 212 BC. With the exception of its front hall, it was never completed according to findings by Chinese archaeologists.According to David W. Pankenier, its dimensions during the Han are described by Sima Qian as constituting 693 m long × 116.5 m wide, its rammed earth foundation platform measures 1,320 m east to west, 420m north to south, and 8 m in height.Since 1961, the site of the palace is listed as a Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epang_Palace

More information on britannica.com http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1562279/Efang-Gong

Address China

Coordinates 34°15'30.96" N 108°48'36.972" E

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