Mukden Palace

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Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum
沈阳故宫
Dazheng Hall 070314.jpg
Dazheng Hall, the earliest building in the palace
Established1955
LocationNo. 171, Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang, Liaoning
Coordinates41°47′46″N 123°27′03″E / 41.796161°N 123.450708°E / 41.796161; 123.450708
TypeArt museum, Imperial Palace, Historic site
Visitors1.6 million[1]
CuratorBin Wu
Area6 hectares[2]
Built1625, 1631, 1780
ArchitectNurhachi, Hong Taiji, Qianlong Emperor
Architectural style(s)Chinese architecture
Websiteen.sypm.org.cn (English language version)
www.sypm.org.cn/index2.html (Chinese language version)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official nameThe Imperial Palace of the Qing Dynasty in Shenyang
Part ofImperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iii, iv
Reference439bis-002
Inscription1987 (11th Session)
Extensions2004

The Mukden Palace (simplified Chinese: 盛京宫殿; traditional Chinese: 盛京宮殿; pinyin: Shèngjīng Gōngdiàn), also known as the Shenyang Imperial Palace (simplified Chinese: 沈阳故宫; traditional Chinese: 瀋陽故宮; pinyin: Shěnyáng Gùgōng), was a former imperial palace for the emperor of the Qing dynasty. It became part of UNESCO World Heritage List in in 2004. It was added to the Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Forbidden City, Beijing.

It was built in 1625 for the for the early Qing dynasty who ruled the Manchu. China's first three Qing emperors lived there between 1625 to 1644. After the fall of dynasties in China, the place was turned into a museum. It is at the center of Shenyang, Liaoning.

Gallery[change | change source]

Some items that are inside the place:

References[change | change source]

  1. 《康熙南巡图》在沈阳故宫展出 由王翚等画家历时六年绘制而成(175000*(6+6/2). 10 October 2018. Archived from the original on 30 March 2019. Retrieved 30 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong), Shenyang". 1 January 2019. Retrieved 30 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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