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Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong)

Open today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Happy daze in Changchun

This palace is also known as the Imperial Palace of the Manchu State and is basically a museum... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Sydney, Australia
Great if you are a history buff

This place will somewhat polarize people depending on how interested one is in life of the Last... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Gordon S
Chicago, Illinois
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No.3 Guangfu Road, Kuancheng District, Changchun 130051, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much history here! This featured more than just information, much was recreated to give us a better view of past times.

Thank danielV9022WV
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This palace is also known as the Imperial Palace of the Manchu State and is basically a museum about the China's last Emperor, Puyi. There was a movie made in 1987 about his life. This is the museum to the same man. The palace was...More

Thank Wakhoworld
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This place will somewhat polarize people depending on how interested one is in life of the Last Emperor. Nevertheless, thought the attraction was great exposure to a piece of Chinese history I knew little about beforehand. Be forewarned that the exhibits are not always in...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Interesting stories but not always in English. Comprehensive range of photos. Probably worth a visit but not a lot to see

Thank GordonLeeKoo
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If you are keen to know more about Chinese history then this place will show you the last residence of the last Chinese emperor. The history here is quite rich and once can understand the influence and the relationship between China and Japan In the...More

Thank Francisco C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The puppet palace is well kept and has several buildings filled with artifacts to see. Also, of course, lots of shopping. It can get quite busy in the summer so I suggest early spring or fall.

Thank Asymptomatic
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The sight itself is not particularly interesting, but I strongly recommend the audio Guide as it gives you great information about the history about China and their relationship to Japan. The most interesting part is the live story of the puppet emporer- an amazing story...More

Thank Travelinis
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Many rooms and a museum to see, it takes a whole day to see it all. It is a historical place that deserve a visit.

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 25 July 2017

It was a very interesting walk through the palace. A lot of history and a lot of information - surprisingly some of it was in English!! A very important part of the history of the area.

Thank louisedavis158
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Tgis us a place where you can visit places that are connected with the time the puppet emperor lived and learn more about his life and demise.

Thank Luis C
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