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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  • August 16, 2017
    The visit was very interesting and we loved the place, however we found that there were no english guide and you have to go around by yourself, we were extremely lucky that a lovely Chinese girl worki...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    The grounds of this Palace were under pretty heavy construction when I visited. Enough buildings were on display that one could still take in a lot of what was to be seen. You can think of this as a m...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Carrying out large-scale renovations of Shenyang Imperial Palace maintenance, inside each courtyard again warping, and is also worth checking out. Each Palace placed a detailed explanation on, back gardens are small, but the feeling is carefully repaired. More famous is on the East side of the square, Basilica. When I was under repair, should be good now.
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  • July 7, 2017
    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).
  • July 14, 2017
    Worth visiting shenyang just for this. Joking aside also try some manchurian food
  • May 29, 2017
    Must visit if you are here for exploring chinese culture
  • October 8, 2016
    If you are around then worth a visit, otherwise no need to come from a long way to here.
  • May 15, 2017
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