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Prince Gong's Mansion
Beijing Top 6 in Can't Miss Attractions

10,906 Reviews
Famous ResidencesHistorical Architecture
Liked by 58
Open in 27 mins Open on Tue-Sun,8:30am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: No.14, Liuyin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
Official website: http://www.pgm.org.cn/
Phone: 010-83288149

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  • hellard1861
    County Wicklow

    A rare example of a Qing Dynasty private residential complex with lakes and gardens

    Certainly worth a visit. Very close to a metro station. The lakes, gardens and ornamental rocks and boulders are quite special.

    Reviewed on /Date(1580012202000+0800)/
  • TravelWithEarlyTeens

    Not To Be Rushed.

    Warning ! buy your tickets inside the Mansion; locals who approach you outside the Mansion dont buy it from them;you would be ripe off and that's a guarantee! For example, trishaw vendors would persua...

    Reviewed on /Date(1576406791000+0800)/
  • cozzah99

    Nice place but so busy!

    Wow, this place was so busy. It was really beautiful but I felt I couldn't properly appreciate the garden with all the crowds. I did go on a weekend in the summer which is probably not the best time t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567618521000+0800)/
  • Jason S
    Jason S

    Fascinating, busy & charming

    Well worth a visit - the architecture and classic layout of the site is more tangible than the much larger Forbidden City - it was very very busy with families on an August Saturday... but the ticket ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566093450000+0800)/
  • XeH2000

    Beautiful and authentic gardens by the mansion

    Personally I found this attraction extremely beautiful, especially the gardens. We didn't spend much time looking at the mansion, but we walked through the gardens, which you could tell were taken goo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563954724000+0800)/

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Additional Information


Prince Gong's Mansion near Houhai, is the largest palace from the Qing Dynasty. It was once the residence of Minister Heshen during the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty. Heshen is a famous corrupt official in Chinese history. After Prince Gong moved in, it was renamed Prince Gong's Mansion. Prince Gong's Mansion is a relatively well-preserved palace from the Qing Dynasty. There are more than 30 different types of buildings here. At one point, the garden in the mansion was one the most exquisite mansion gardens in Beijing.
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Getting Around

You have to take subway line 6 and alight at Beihaibei?Railway Station.
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Helpful Information

While touring this ancient mansion, you have to be protective and not have any direct contact with the historical artefacts and items inside it.
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Available Amenities

󰄢Luggage storage
󰄬Guided tour
󰄦Audio guide rental
󰄝Stroller rental
󰄫Wheelchair rental
󰄨Smoking area
󰄥Gift shop
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