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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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interesting and well maintained place. Nice gardens during the summer, a bit bleak in the winter, but overall worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It used to have a driveway with some interesting shops on it but these are all gone. The grounds are kept up but for some reason they hav opened a horseback riding circle on the site where you can pay to ride horses. How does this have to do with the palace? They also opened up another anti Japanese museum... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

interesting and well maintained place. Nice gardens during the summer, a bit bleak in the winter, but overall worth a visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Located near to a station, this location covered the history of Japanese invasion of North East of China, and it was being conserved, lots of information, fact, artifact, documents, evidence, etc An ideal location to learn about history We went in Dec, which is winter time, not really a good time to visit, not much scenery outside the building, and... More 

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Thank Richard_Heng
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This place is, for sure, unbelievable. All rooms from the "Puppet" emperor are conserved, the whole place has several historic references... A must see to anyone interested in History. Was there in 2009.

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Thank Sebastian V
Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a important part of Chinese history cross over Qing Dynasty, Republic and then Communist China. This puppet emperor was controlled by Japanese government when they invaded China. Really not much real historical stuff left except a well maintained small palace, yet the story and history still bring me back to image what it like in those days. Even... More 

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Chicago, IL
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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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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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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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