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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  • But was told Beijing than small, wide wide. Visited at a fairly quick pace, but took three hours. Here just half a day is shake it may be. Building is located in the renovated Museum style, in addition to what aspect of the old leave, mostly in the art and craft of the Qing dynasty. I think this is the birthplace of the Qing dynasty, the brevity of the time and quantity of don't care. Joy emotion is also in the building at the time now your body and if you what it is.
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  • This is so intersting. Shenyang was apparently settled 6000 years ago, so pre-pharonic. The Dynasty that built this palace in Shenyang which was the capital of China before it moved to Peking. I had a...  more »
  • The history of Chinese history and drama in the class. I stood in the royal Palace of Nurhachi in the year 50. The feeling is quite different. Although there is a renovation. But for the preservation of history, it is our blessing to be able to have a good look at the grandchildren. Into the Queen's bedroom palace, the emperor's extreme driving. I feel very cold with my peers. Although the east is being renovated. Around the internet is a eagle frame. It's not a good idea. But the Shenyang is worth the trip.
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  • A place where the Manchurian Rulers form the Qing 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).
  • Understated but extremely well kept and beautiful. Don't have to hustle with crowds on the level of the Forbidden Palace and the Manchurian and Tibetan influences are much more apparent. Very pleasant - really liked it immensely.
  • A scaled-down version of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Worth a visit!
  • a guide is suggested, however, if no guide, they have rental earphones. just a residence. i thought the museum is better...just next door
  • Worth visiting shenyang just for this. Joking aside also try some manchurian food
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