Built in the 17th century and regarded as
the final resting place of Qing royalty, the Imperial Mausoleum in Shenyang
provides a glimpse of the grandeur of a bygone era.
Grandly decorated stone statues, intricate carvings
and tiles with dragon motifs provide a gateway to understanding and observing
China’s rich heritage. Also, in particular, the art and traditions of the Qing
The only existing Imperial Palace outside of Beijing’s
Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace of Shenyang offers visitors an exciting
destination filled with magnificent architecture and a rich wealth of lore.
Occupying a space of 60,000 square metres, the palace
houses over 600 rooms spread across 20 or so buildings.
The architectural style of the palace is an
amalgamation of different cultural styles (Manchu, Mongolian and Han) fused
together to create an extraordinary and unique experience.