Shenyang Travel Info For Your China Vacations

Shenyang is a sub-provincial city and capital of Liaoning province in Northeast China.

Along with its nearby cities, Shenyang is an important industrial center in China, and the transportation and commercial centre of China’s northeastern region.

The city was also known as Shengjing.

There are lots of interesting scenic spots for the travellers in Shenyang. This city has a history of more than 2300 years.

(1). Shenyang Imperial Palace:

Shenyang Imperial Palace, Fuling tomb and Zhaoling Tomb made in the early period of Qing Dynasty are the three famous historical sites in Shenyang. Shenyang Imperial Palace with a history of over 360 years started in 1625 and was roughly accomplished in 1636 during the reign of Nuerhachi and Huangtaiji. After them four emperors of Qing Dynasty had come back from Beijing to this palace for 10 times and enlarged its area and added its buildings. They were Emperor Kangxi, Qianlong, Jiaqing and Daoguang. Therefore, until 1783 the palace was finally finished. Shenyang Imperial Palace is one of the two royal palaces well kept in China. The other one is Forbidden City in Beijing. Shenyang Imperial Palace was entitled “Historic Culture Relics Preserved Buildings” in 1961 by the State Council. This palace is an emperor museum combining the architectural styles of the minorities of Man, Han and Mongolia. This palace covers an area of 60,000 square meters, comprising over 20 courtyards, 300 houses and 70 buildings. The whole construction is divided into three sections: the east, middle and west. ( info for your China travel and vacations )

(2). Fuling tomb:

Fuling is Nuerhachi Yehenala’s and the Queen’s bedroom mound because the Yangcheng in the eastern outskirts of Shenyang, it is also called Dongling, with the new object appears. Shenyang Zhao Ling, were jointly called the early Qing Dynasty Tomb outside the customs 3.

Fuling, built in Tianzhu Mountain, the Tianzhu Mountain is adjacent to the Changbai Mountain, formerly head Shizuitang Hill, Dongmou Hill, Fuling history of the construction of roughly into three stages : during the days of clever grassroots, discovering this period, the repairs Kangxi period conversion.( info for your China vacations and tours )

(3). Residence of Zhang’s:

This place is the also called “Dashuaifu” or “Shaoshuaifu”. It was the home of Zuolin Zhang and this son – Xueliang Zhang (two famous generals of China). The address is: Dananmenli, Shenhe District, Shenyang, China. This residence was built in 1914 and there are 74 rooms in it. This palace covers an area of 160000 square meters and “Xiaoqinglou”, “Daqinglou” are the most famous buildings in this residence. Zuolin Zhang was named “the king of northeast China”. He died in this place because of the war with the Japanese army. His son – Xueliang Zhang acomplished the reunion of China (north China and south China) on 12-29-1928. This event called “flag changing event” and it is a very important event in the history of China. Xueliang Zhang also executed the traitors – Yuting Yang and Yinhuai Chang in this event.