Daming Palace documentary (Episodes 1 – 4)

Daming Palace is a recent CCTV documentary centred on a great palace built during the earlier part of the Tang dynasty. It is about the lives of the most important figures during the Tang era. There are excellent computer graphics and historical reenactmentsn in this historical documentary series. However, there is no English subtitles.

Building of the palace started under Tang Taizong (Li Shimin), as a gift for his father to show his filial piety.  Another great historical figure, Empress Wu (Wu Zetian) was also closely related to this great palace. She appeared in the later years in the live of Tang Taizong.

 

Episode 1:

Part 1 /3

Part 2/3

Part 3/3

Episode 2:

Episode 3:

Episode 4:

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