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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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  • 单位组织去沈阳参加城市规划年会,顺道在沈阳玩了两天,感觉没什么特别好玩的地方,就随便逛了逛,吃了些当地的特色。  more »
  • The Manchus ruled China as the Qing dynasty from 1644 until 1911 and the founding of the Republic. Shenyang's Gu Gong is at one time an effort to demonstrate the culture of Manchus, but at the same ti...  more »
  • A nice place to see, with actual furniture. A must visit to the Palace in the North. If I remember correctly, this is the Winter Palace of the Emperor...  more »
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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!