Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong), Shenyang

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World heritage site · History Museum · Museum
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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  • It´s much smaler than in Beijing but you can spend a whole day inside without get bored.Best place for pictures and get a spirit of the past.i like it more than Beijing,it´s more quiet and not so...  more »
  • A lot china culture and history. Very photogenic spot located in the middle of Shenyang. One you figure out how to use public transport you can travel for pennies the whole day long. I took bus from....  more »
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  • it was a great experience to be there. for the entrance you should pay 120 RMB for 2 people... it's better to visit during summer....
  • Interesting place to visit and see the imperial palace that has resemblance to the Beijing imperial Palace.

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