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All reviews forbidden city shenyang imperial palace gu gong smaller version worth a visit chinese history different buildings fascinating history an umbrella few hours middle street under renovation english translation great place to visit on display qing emperor capital
Even though the ticket is a bit pricy (60RMB), it's worth a visit. Definitely much more worth a visit than the Gugong (Forbidden Palace) in Beijing.
There are many expositions (mostly) with good and extensive description (in good English).
There are only the two Forbidden Cities In China. This Old Forbidden City dates from the Qing Dynasty and was the Imperial Palace before the regime moved to Beijing. It was apparently then neglected so what we see now has been greatly restored. Although it...More
We had a day with little to do so we saw this Manchu Palace. The Manchu was one of China's five largest ethnic minority groups. They defeated the Han Chinese in 1644 and founded the Ch'ing (Qing) Dynasty (1644 - 1911). That was the second...More
Sprawling, elaborate palace complex dating from 1625, now a museum of historical art & crafts. Shenyang Imperial Palace is the second largest imperial palace of Qing dynasty after the one from Beijing. However it is definitely more interesting to visit. You are allowed to visit...More
We took a bullet train from Changchun to Shenyang took us about 1 and a half hours. The train station is pack with people. The Imperial Palace is a good place to visit and with a lot of historical meanings.
The Mukden Palace is magnificent. It is much like the Forbidden City except on a smaller scale, without the press of ubiquitous crowds. If one hasn't been to the Forbidden City which is very grand in scope, this palace would impress due to its scale....More
Even it was snowing we had a lovely time visiting this place, you can learn a lot from this place, all history etc and you can see a quite good collection of objects and furniture, buildings and way of life they lived long time ago......More
You know the forbidden city in Beijing, in most case we call it Guogong rather then forbidden city, while we call the one in Shenyang: Shenyang Gugong. Since it severed as the the "forbidden city " before the capital was moving to Beijing.
i think you will not need any guide inside the imperial palace cause all halls and rooms are entitled by names in English plus to show rooms where all periods of the country are explained in details in English. all what... More
i think you will not need any guide inside the imperial palace cause all halls and rooms are entitled by names in English plus to show rooms where all periods of the country are explained in details in English. all what you need is a good camera and good feet to continue exploring this place.