Must-see attractions in Shenyang

  • Shenyang Imperial Palace


    This impressive palace complex resembles a small-scale Forbidden City. Constructed between 1625 and 1636 by Manchu emperor Nurhachi (1559–1626) and his…

  • Tomb of Huang Taiji


    One of Shenyang's highlights is this extensive tomb complex, the burial place of Huang Taiji (1592–1643), founder of the Qing dynasty. The tomb’s animal…

  • Beiling Park


    With its pine trees and large lake, this park is an excellent place to escape Shenyang’s hubbub. Locals come here to promenade, sing or just kick back…

  • 18 September History Museum


    There’s an obvious propagandic purpose to this museum, but the hundreds of photographs, sculptures, paintings and dioramas re-create a picture of China…

  • Liaoning Provincial Museum


    Three floors of exhibits highlight the region’s art and history, from prehistoric times through the late Qing dynasty. English explanations accompany most…

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