Beijing's Forbidden City in the season's first snow

Lidong, the 19th of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar, fell on Sunday, marking the start of winter. As the temperatures drop, Beijing saw its first snowfall of the year on the evening of November 6. Feast your eyes on the photos taken on November 7 of the Forbidden City covered by the first snow.

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(Photos taken by Wang Yuqiang)

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