Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Imperial Palace Of The Qing Dynasty In ShenYang China
The Shenyang Imperial Palace is famous for its Manchu characteristics and is the founding area of the Qing Dynasty. In 1616, Nuerhachi the chief of Nuzhen tribe in Jianzhou in the Ming Dynasty, unified all the Nuzhen tribe and declared himself "Khan" or King.
an old stone carving
come across this cute warning sign
After the Qing Dynasty moved its capital to Beijing in 1644, the Shenyang Palace was preserved and continued to expanded. From 1671 to 1829 the Qing emperors including KangXi, QinLong, Jiaqing and Daoguang all stay in the palace during their visit and offer sacrifices to their ancestor ceremonies and held celebrations.
the 8 personal Flags of the great Generals of the Qing Dynasty
one of the weapons display
the feeding pole for feeding the crow every morning
On 1 July 2004 Shenyang Palace was inscribe on the list of The World Culture Heritage.