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Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong)

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Address: No.3 Guangfu Road, Kuancheng District, Changchun 130051, China
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Sad remnant of a sad emperor's life

This building is a sad reminder and remnant of the last Qing emperor's life and how he was manipulated by the invading Japanese. Puyi's life is laid out in photos, and you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This building is a sad reminder and remnant of the last Qing emperor's life and how he was manipulated by the invading Japanese. Puyi's life is laid out in photos, and you can walk around the rooms in his "palace." The rooms are sadly falling into some disrepair. We took a guided audio tour through the buildings. Sometimes it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My son and I visited the palace as part of our war museum tour of northern China. The palace is easily reached by metered taxi from Changchun Railway Station at a cost of 11 yuan. The subway is also an option from the Railway Station. The entry fee is 80 yuan, and we had difficulty finding the ticket office, which... More 

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hong kong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

go there by chance, no much speical feeling on this although it has many stuffs insides the house. ok to go if you got time

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Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

the entrance of this palace is located some distance away from the subway station... actually they can set up the entrance along the road when you exit the subway but you need to walk for 15mins to reach... priced at 80rmb for the entrance fee but is worth to understand how the last emperor puyi was manipulated by the japanese,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you have watched the movie "Thd Last Emperor", you will appreciate this attraction better. From an emperor to an ordinary citizen, Puyi life is more than the movie.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I'm glad I visited the puppet palace, but there are nothing special about it. It's not even old compare the forbidden city etc. and it cost almost as much as the forbidden city in Beijing, and it's more expensive then the summer palace in Beijing. A must see, but don't hold your breath....if you watch the movie.....the last emperor then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Really interesting to see something I have learned about, and taught about for years... from a different perspective. The interactive guide was good, as I do not speak Chinese... though, it did require standing still and listening carefully. Some areas were run down, and some were too busy, but really interesting nonetheless.

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Changchun doesn't have a lot of attractions but this is the best. It's kind of difficult to get here by yourself (I tried the bus -nº 247 in case it could be useful to someone- and I had to cross a huge a crowdy street market). Even though there are some signs in English most of it is in Chinese... More 

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Changchun, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very interesting! It's a steep price per person for 80 RB per head. It could use some reviews on the price but still and excellent viewing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Take a guide with you to learn more about the reign of Emperor Puyi. Very interesting to learn about this era in China.

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