Shenyang Palace Museum [Photo/VCG]
The Shenyang Palace Museum is a history museum exhibiting artworks and cultural relics from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), and is the only existing imperial palace in China outside of the Forbidden City in Beijing. The architectural complex was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2004 and it is now the most popular and renowned tourist attraction in Shenyang. The Shenyang Palace Museum established its collection on the basis of the imperial collection and paraphernalia of the Qing court in its early period, before the imperial capital was moved from Shenyang to Beijing in 1644.
Address: 171 Shenyang Road, Shenhe district, Shenyang, Liaoning province
Websites: en.sypm.org.cn (En)
Hours: 8:30 - 17:30 (April 10 - Oct 10, no entry after 16:45); 9:00 - 16:30 (Oct 11 - April 9, no entry after 15:45); Closed on Monday mornings (until 13:00; Except for national holidays, July and August)
Email address: email@example.com
Admission: 60 yuan