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Palaces in China is really common to see, no matter the size, the hierarchy, the location. Among them, the most famous two are the Forbidden City in Beijing and Potala Palace in Tibet. Both of them are the living places of imperial families members and Emperors, and now are the famous tourist attractions. However, most of tourists thought one hour to go through Potala Palace is far away from enough.

 

  • Presidential Palace

    With various sites of the Taiping and modern government rulers, it is no doubt that the Presidential Palace is a huge complex of buildings. In order to store the beautiful furniture, there has the “Secret Room” of the Taiping. The complex has mannequin shows that instruct on history, preserved and recreated rooms. Besides, there are also artifacts from the time that the Taiping ruled the city
  • Nansha Tianhou Palace

    Located on the southeastern slope of the Dajiao Mountain in Guangzhou City, Nansha Tianhou Palace is facing the Lingdingyang (Lingding Ocean), the mouth of the Pearl River. Covering an area about 100 hectares (247.1 acres), the architecture of Nansha Tianhou Palace combines both the style of the Forbidden City in Beijing and the sublimity of Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum in Nanjing. It is the larges
  • Tang Paradise

    Located in the Qujiang Resort, southeast of the Xian City, Tang Paradise (Chinese: Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan) is a newly opened tourist attraction in April, 2005, near the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The total area of Tang Paradise is about 165 acres and of which about 49 acres is water. Xian Tang Paradise is not only the biggest cultural theme park in the northwest region of China but also the royal-garden
  • Lijia Dragon Palace

    Features of Lijia Dragon Palace   Lijia Dragon Palace contained 3 sets, the upper, the center and also the lower of grand constructions in Tang Dynasty (618-907). There have been forests of towering buildings and grand palaces here. Lijia Dragon Palace has been the sacrificial place for all Li’s descendants from Tang Dynasty on. The main sacrificial hall, Longxi Ancestral Hall, is found besi
  • Tianhou Palace

    Located on Tianhou Street near the south gate of the city, Tianhou Palace is built solely for making sacrifices to Tianhou, or Mazu, a goddess who is believed to watch over sailors at sea and provide for their safely. Tianhou Palace covers an area of nearly 9000 sq. meters. It was absolutely was created in 1196. It’s the primary A-Ma Temple to be listed jointly of China's National Key Cultural
  • Shenyang Imperial Palace

    As the only existing royal palace in China outside of the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Shenyang Imperial Palace is located at No. 171, Shenyang Road, Shenhe District in Shenyang City. The main structure of the palace was built in 1625 and finished in 1636. It passed from Nurhachi to his son Abahai (Huangtaiji), who were both founding emperors of the Qing Dynasty. Containing two emperors’ effor
  • Xilituzhao Palace

    Located the north of Stone Lane, Yuquan District of the old city and near the Dazhao Temple, Xilituzhao Palace is the largest lama temple in Hohhot Xili means the Seat of Honor in Mongolian, and the Zhao means the temple. It was originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) by a nomadic nation for Dalai Lama III and Dalai Lama IV to commemorate the Lamas. It was renovated and expanded to its
  • New Summer Palace

    Located at the foot of the Shilin Mountain on the Jiuzhou Avenue in Zhuhai City, the New Summer Palace was built in the same size of the burned Summer Palace in Beijing with the well-chosen 18 scenic spots from the 40 scenic spots of the burned Summer Palace in Beijing. It is one of the first 4A level scenic areas in China. Besides, the total investment of the first phase of its construction is ov
  • Huguang Guild Hall

    Located on Changjiang Binjiang Road Yuzhong District, Huguang Guild Hall in an old complex of buildings which was built by the people from Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi and Hunan 200 years ago. When people came from other provinces to settle in the region during the Qing Dynasty, they built guild halls. Many theatres, opera stages and shrines can be seen, and since this complex was opened for tourist
  • Chengde Summer Palace

    Locate in the north of Chengde City, Chengde Summer Palace (or Hot River Palace) is the place where the emperors of Qing Dynasty spent their summers to escape the summer heat in Beijing.In the order of the Emperor Qianlong, this temple was started from early 18th century and took over 90 years to compete. In the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Qinglong and Kangxi spent nearly half of the year here each ye