Mukden Palace facts for kids
Dazheng Hall, the earliest building in the palace
|Location||No. 171, Shenyang Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang, Liaoning|
|Type||Art museum, Imperial Palace, Historic site|
|Built||1625, 1631, 1780|
|Architect||Nurhachi, Hong Taiji, Qianlong Emperor|
|Architectural style(s)||Chinese architecture|
|Website||(English language version)
(Chinese language version)
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Official name||The Imperial Palace of the Qing Dynasty in Shenyang|
|Part of||Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang|
|Criteria||Cultural: i, ii, iii, iv|
|Inscription||1987 (11th Session)|
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.
Some items that are inside the place:
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