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Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong), Shenyang

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The oldest Qing-period imperial architecture complex, Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong) makes up part of a World Heritage Site. Admire a whole complex of 17th-century palaces with intricate interior ornaments and pavilions displaying royal tablets, porcelain and jade vases, and elaborately ornamented robes. Spanning 6 hectares (14.8 acres) with 114 well-preserved and restored ancient buildings, the complex reflects the full glory of the Manchurian dynasty, which ruled China until 1917. See the sword by dynasty founder Nurhaci, who commissioned the palace's construction in 1625. Take an informative guided tour for full insight into this architectural gem. By using our Shenyang vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong) and other attractions in Shenyang.
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You can find all sorts of lodgings in Shenyang, from inexpensive, budget-friendly hostels to prestigious five-star chains. A wide variety of mid-range establishments offer quality service, modern designs, and all the basic amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Many of the most popular accommodation options lie in the area that surrounds the railway station, near the metro line, and have good connections to other city neighborhoods by bus.
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  • To digress:- I made a mistake in my last review on Shenyang Railway Station, it should read that "we took a speed train from there to Dalian on 18 May". I typed the city as "Harbin" which we have alre...  more »
  • Nice palace, smaller than Beijing, but this was the first. Part of the UNESCO world heritage sites, along with the Beijing palace. It offers a nice history of the Dynasty. Overall I enjoyed the experi...  more »
  • Nice place, Palace is well maintained, Guided tours are available. Entrance 60 RMB, daily open from 8h30 to 17h00  more »
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  • A place where the Manchurian Rulers form the Ching Dynasty. It is the palace and ruling court of the Manchu Rulers.It is also the capital city before moving to Beijing after capturing it from the Ming Dynasty in 1644.It consist of the main courtyard and the inner courtyards where the emperor & emperess plus a few cocubines lives.It is a must visit attraction for tourists to Shengyang so to know more on the history of the city as it started from here. Dated : 18/06/2017 (Sunday).
  • Worth visiting shenyang just for this. Joking aside also try some manchurian food
  • Must visit if you are here for exploring chinese culture
  • If you are around then worth a visit, otherwise no need to come from a long way to here.
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