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Gong Wang Fu, Beijing

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Take a tour of Gong Wang Fu, or “Prince Gong Mansion,” an 18th-century royal complex, featuring spacious gardens and courtyards. Built in 1777, the well-preserved mansion compound was named after Prince Gong of the Qing dynasty, who inhabited it in the late 19th century. On a guided, tour you can acquaint yourself with the popular story of Heshen, who originally lived in the mansion and had the infamous reputation of being one of the most corrupt officials in Chinese history. Add Gong Wang Fu to your Beijing travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Beijing itinerary builder.
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  • Not a must see attraction if you have limited time in Beijing .The only nice spot is the pond in the middle of the courtyard.The garden with some rock works is more impressive than the architecture of...  more »
  • It had been a long day and we were a little on the fence about seeing something that sounded like a glorified Graceland judging by its name. Well we were happily surprised and would strongly encourage...  more »
  • This is Prince Gong's mansion which is now a museum. It is located at the North of Shichaihai Lake and is the most ornate and extravagant residence in all of Beijing. The buildings include several cou...  more »