¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Another room contains principally articles made from valuable stones, agate, Jasper, Malachite, +c and each room contained a few choice specimens of wood carving- Not being much of a rush today we were permitted to over-stay our time a little.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The “inner court” of the Palace is a large paved, open square, buildings of the Palace surrounding it, under the arches of which we drive in and out, which is not usually permitted elsewhere. Beside each of these gates on the inside are colossal groups of marble statuary. The Palace is exceedingly plain architecturally. It was commenced in the 13th century and soon burned down. Rebuilt in the 17th century. Longest room 240 ft-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 After leaving the Imperial Palace we enjoyed a ride through some of the principal streets. Am a good deal disappointed or surprised, to find so many hansome wide streets and such an abundance of elegant buildings. The styles of the best blocks are plain but rich and the generality of them are five stories high, rows of half a mile in