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. Arrange to visit Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong) and other attractions in Shenyang using our Shenyang road trip planner .
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  • Have been there 2 times 2015 and October 2017, well worth a visit, second visit because this time i bring my new camera... But there are better and cheaper palces to go like Beiling Park with Zhaloing...  more »
  • A beautiful Chinese palace. Although it is located in the middle of the city, it is a very quiet place. Unfortunately the most information still only in Chinese.
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  • Nice, friendly staff, interesting atmosphere! Many pupils Chinese. Quietly, calmly, you can sit calmly think. Expect to be more elegant, the emperor was ascetic, seen!
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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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