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Address: Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Grand reproduction of a former Palace

In the middle of the Old Town in Lijiang, this Palace was entirely rebuilt after the earthquake. It rises on a hill and gives a sense of the architecture and decorations of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

In the middle of the Old Town in Lijiang, this Palace was entirely rebuilt after the earthquake. It rises on a hill and gives a sense of the architecture and decorations of the original. One building houses copies of the famous Lijiang Murals that are more easily viewed than in their original settings.

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Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The place was nicely rebuilt. Although the structure is new, its history is rich. The buildings are almost a copy of the Forbidden City. Its gardens are nice and at the time we were there, the wisteria vines and cherry blossoms were in bloom

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just sheer opulance! The estate was huge and I'd liken it to the Getty homestead in LA. Just no expense spared in building these inter-connected buildings on this estate! It's like a living museum! The family owners still maintain a house there that looks compoletely out of place in design as it emulate European architecture but apparently they return to... More 

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xi an
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

this mufu palace showed us the history of yunnan .the minority leaders rules the the region very well..you can see how their power changed .the weapons.the palace is quite big.but not that big .you will need almost 45 minute to finish the whole palace of course it is better to learn some history about yun nan before you go to... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A small "Forbidden City" with luckily for us only a few visitors. Very well maintained, beautiful bonsais and plants, postcard view on the roofs of Lijiang.

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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Located in the ancient city, this is one of the best presented palace / temples we have visited in China. The buildings are well maintained, there are lots of plants, trees and shrubs and the whole place was calm and peaceful. For 60 rmb, the ticket allows access to the palace, library, living quarters and a host of other buildings.... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Excellent restoration and lovely surrounds. A well informed guide or a good guide book is a must as there is so much history here. One more highlight for us in Lijiang.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very interesting Museum of ancient life in China, with several very well restored pavilions, channels and gardens. From the one of the pavilions you´ll have a great view on the entire ancient city.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you have been to the Forbidden City, Mu Palace is like a miniature version of it. It was a the home of the Naxi leader who ruled the region for 400 years sometimes completely independent of Chinese ruler. When the palace was built the Mu leader was an admirer of the Ming Dynasty. The grounds are nice to walk... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I guess my review title said it. But apart from that, the harmonious architecture, the location on the hill, make it worth visiting. I would not go to Lijiang Ancient Town without seeing the Mu Fu once.

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