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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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  • We went to the forbidden city in Beijing last year and it was very impressive but it felt large and cold. We found that many of the rooms could not be entered, you had to queue to look through a gated...  more »
  • 之前去过北京故宫,二者一对比不是一个档次上的。整体面积也小很多,看到了后宫生活起居的情况。建筑也算比较有特色,离张大帅蛮近。可以一起走 
  • Amazing place there that show worth spending time to get an idea how simple Chinese Emperors lived.
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  • If you are around then worth a visit, otherwise no need to come from a long way to here.
  • We liked 11 pictures we loved it. The thing we liked most was the building that has golden dragons because the golden dragons made the building look beautiful
  • palace of first qing emperor. it is much smaller than Beijing forbidden city or taiwan forbidden city. It is situated in thw most busy area, you can easily get to other points of interests such as DaShuaiFu,and zhong jie (middle steet shopping malls)
  • Amazing historical place. You will need more than 2h to take a walk around this palace.
  • 不一样的风格!