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Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong)

No.171 Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang 110011, China
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No.171 Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang 110011, China
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Have been there 2 times 2015 and October 2017, well worth a visit, second visit because this time i bring my new camera... But there are better and cheaper palces to go like Beiling Park with Zhaloing Tomb for 50 RMB, great park and more...More

Thank Onkl L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The Shenyang Imperial Palace was an interesting place. It was the first palace to be constructed and has numerous historical sites. At about 1400hr, there would be a 'show' - a re-enactment of a historical event with numerous staff putting on old clothings to bring...More

Thank S_K_FOO_may_2012
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Looks a bit run down. Could be preserved better. Attended on a rainy day. Nice to take photos. Used a guide who was very helpful to explain the history and all of the different palace areas.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Its only a 10min walk from the middle road. Across there is a food street where they sell all kinds of food. The palace is smaller than beijing's but it still took us about 3 hours to finish the entire place.

Thank Simin S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Our visit here was great! It was located in a clean, bustling neighborhood. The buildings were well cared for and it was great to see the architecture and design of historic China. There was also a performance that looked very cool.

Thank Meg P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a great place to visit if you like to learn about the Qing Dynasty and the history of the Manchurian ruler. Even though this was smaller than Forbidden City in Beijing, this place was still huge. At one side of the complex there...More

Thank Radius W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Imperial Palace has a great collection of items from Shenyang's past. They currently have an incredible exhibit featuring ornate antique clocks and timepieces.

Thank George N
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Not as impressive as THE Forbidden City in Bei Jing but, still very formidable. We enjoyed half a day therr.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the palace, and I was mesmerized. The buildings, the ancient artefacts and even the cobbler stones on the grounds are remarkably unique. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day. There was plenty to see and do. Every corner, line and path...More

Thank sandragY2889V0
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The architecture is amazing. The history is well displayed. Great story line. The English tour guide , Ammy is amazing and very good.

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Miaad M
5 September 2017|
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Response from Dwayne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do. I believe the cost is 60rmb per ticket.
Miaad M
5 September 2017|
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Response from bigjo30 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is not a free admission
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