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Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong)

No.171 Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang 110011, China
+86 24 2484 3819
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No.171 Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang 110011, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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 working on one of the stands and who was...More

Thank Dulcie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 much smaller version of the Forbidden...More

Thank Retinol13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit these grounds before going to Beijing or you'll be totally unimpressed otherwise. I saw two guys with a can of green paint doing some restoration work. They didn't seem particularly careful about their work. It looked like they just wanted to slap a new...More

Thank Lawrence T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first impression of an imperial palace in China - impressive!! It was a cold February day, a perfect day to wander through the buildings and the grounds and see all the history of the palace. For history lovers, it really is a place to...More

Thank louisedavis158
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Korea for 20+ years, I am used to big, clean and well maintained palaces. This seemed smaller and dusty. Not daily dusty, long term built up dusty. In each area the minimal non-English signage was sparse. A full page of Chinese text...More

Thank boolbada
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This place did not wow me, but I am not a museum person. I really feel that this place is for those who like museums and am willing to do a fair bit of walking. When you first go in, you won't know where you...More

Thank Exploration89
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was the third time I have visited Gu Gong. It only costs 60 rmb for a ticket and I enjoy walking around the grounds. Seems like there is always some reconstruction going on but it is fine. Did not watch a performance this time...More

Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I visited this place with some Chinese and Non-Chinese friends. We hired an English speaking guide who gave us a lot of useful information on the history of the buildings as well as architecture of them. Compared to the Beijing forbidden city, it is much...More

Thank Alireza_Samimi
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

To digress:- I made a mistake in my last review on Shenyang Railway Station, it should read that "we took a speed train from there to Dalian on 18 May". I typed the city as "Harbin" which we have already gone on 10 May-14 May)....More

1  Thank Jedai79
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nice palace, smaller than Beijing, but this was the first. Part of the UNESCO world heritage sites, along with the Beijing palace. It offers a nice history of the Dynasty. Overall I enjoyed the experience

Thank Cameron C
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