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Chuxiu Palace ( Palace of Gathered Elegance)

A very intriguing area in the western annexes of the Forbidden City. This was the domain of the... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Della G
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Coquitlam, Canada
Palace of Gathered Elegance

Our tour guide led us through the inner court to this palace to explore. She told us that the... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
silverbrook
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London, Canada
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

A very intriguing area in the western annexes of the Forbidden City. This was the domain of the Ming & Qing consorts residence. This is only one of many royal residences of the imperial concubines. This particular residence is the most famous as the infamous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Our tour guide led us through the inner court to this palace to explore. She told us that the Dragon Lady, Empress Dowager Cixi, lived here for many years and if we strolled around the area and looked in the various buildings we would see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is called the Palace of Gathered Elegance and is located in the north-east of the Six Western Palaces in the inner court. Notable among the consorts who lived here was the Empress Dowager Cixi . She lived here as Consort Yi, and gave birth...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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