The palace was first constructed in 1625-26 and many expansions were added later. It was the palace of the two first emperors of the Qing Dynasty. It is smaller in size than the Beijing Forbidden City, but yet a remarkable architectural of over 100 buildings. The palace has rich reflections on ancient architectural and art, history of the Qing Dynasty and traditional Manchurian cultures.
Photographers who like rich architectures will not want to miss this place. The palace site is near to city center thus has easy access.