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The Grand Theater Building of Prince Kung's Mansion

No.14 Liuyin Street, inside Prince Kung's Mansion, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Ranked #163 of 1,247 Attractions in Beijing
Type: Theaters
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Delhi, India
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92 reviews 92 reviews
34 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The Qing emperor Kangzi carved a character into a garden stone; that's the kind of history you'll find in this huge "mansion" - a group of buildings interlaced with gardens that feels more like a palace. I was surprised at how few foreigners were there. It's near the Back Lakes where rickshaw hutong tours abound; ask the driver to take... More

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Daly City, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

If you are into opera and stuff then you should probably come here and relax. There are only show times at specific times. I believe it was 45-60 rmb to get in extra? I forgot. What's performing inside you can see much better elsewhere. Summary- If you love opera go here, if you are not so much of a fan... More

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Beijing, China
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

The first part of this area, the living place of the mansion itself, is the standard-china-temple-style...its ok, but not really interesting anymore if u already saw more than two temples in China. But whats really nice about this place is its garden, the little lake, rivers and mountains can make u feel little away from all the crowds at this... More

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cape town
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We left the wonderful Summer Palace so that we could visit Prince Kung's mansion and I am sorry we did. It was so overwhelming busy with tour groups- all with loud hailers. The toilets were some of the worst we encountered in China. And the gardens were very dead looking. It may have been the time of year, and the... More

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