Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong), Changchun

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At Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong) learn more about the life of China's last emperor. During the occupation of Manchuria, the Japanese built the palace as a miniature version of the Forbidden City for Puyi, the last emperor of the Qing dynasty and the puppet leader of the occupied state. The complex--built in a mixture of Chinese, Japanese, and European architectural styles--includes an inner court with the royal residence, an outer court with administrative offices, landscaped gardens with a fish pond, tennis court, a golf course, a swimming pool, and a horse track. Look for a throne room featuring a life-size doll of the young Puyi. Film director Bernardo Bertolucci used the palace as the setting of his acclaimed movie "The Last Emperor," which depicts Puyi's life. To visit Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong) on your holiday in Changchun, and find out what else Changchun has to offer, use our Changchun journey planning site .
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  • This palace is also known as the Imperial Palace of the Manchu State and is basically a museum about the China's last Emperor, Puyi. There was a movie made in 1987 about his life. This is the museum t...  more »
  • This place will somewhat polarize people depending on how interested one is in life of the Last Emperor. Nevertheless, thought the attraction was great exposure to a piece of Chinese history I knew li...  more »
  • Interesting stories but not always in English. Comprehensive range of photos. Probably worth a visit but not a lot to see  more »
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