The most controversial proposal is for a three-storey museum under the Forbidden City, a sprawling citadel dating from the Ming Dynasty.
Peter's army stormed the citadel and sacked the city, killing several thousand inhabitants and local Byzantine troops.
the garrison withdrew into the citadel
The great city walls were not breached until 146, and it took a week of street fighting for the Romans to work their way to the citadel .
We drove two hundred kilometers to Bam, a sprawling walled city and citadel begun two thousand years ago by the Parthians.
He actually broke into the city, but could not take the citadel .
It was only when he had almost reached the citadel that he leapt on his horse and rode off.
Nine of the citadel 's original fourteen towers still stand, named after the guilds that raised the money to build and maintain them.
The city fell immediately, but the garrison held out in the citadel .
At this point the palace-organized economy seems to have ceased, though parts of the citadel continued to be occupied until about 1050 bc.