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Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion

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No.14 Liuyin Street, inside Prince Kung's Mansion, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I'm surprised by the relative lack of attention this place receives on Tripadvisor, as well as the lukewarm reviews (though I grant accessibility is an issue). Prince Kung's Mansion certainly doesn't escape the attention of Chinese tourists, and for good reason! This place is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went for a visit, and we were hugely disappointed. There was no handicap friendly walk ways. There is no crowd control and up to 5,000 people ascended on the place at once, you could not see any of the promised Gardens...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Hanlie W
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is a place I have been intending to visit for ages, and when a friend came to stay and also wanted to see it we set off. I think our first mistake was to go on a summer Saturday afternoon. The place was heaving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Herschelian
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A very impressive Qing dynasty mansion that was originally built in 1777 for a corrupt official of the imperial court. This property was confiscated when the official was convicted of corruptions and sentenced to death. The mansion was passed down to Prince Gong in 1851...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Della G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We came across this mansion on map as we were looking at the attractions nearby our hotel. Saw good reviews on Google and therefore decided to give it a try. It did not disappoint. The structures, the views, displays were all charming in their own...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

This Imperial mansion is very impressive. It is truly massive and it's hundreds of rooms and dozens of buildings are wonderful. There are a lot of cultural artifacts on display as well. Unfortunately, only the main directional signs were in English. None of the signs...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

In addition to all of the major sights we wanted to see while in Beijing, there were a few lesser known gems that my boyfriend and I wanted to experience as well. As our hotel was within walking distance of Houhai, Prince Kung's Mansion was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This complex is both stunning and surprisingly huge, so make sure to dedicate a decent chunk of time to it and bring a fully-charged camera battery. There are many, many side buildings containing photo exhibits, artwork, furniture, art/archaeological artifacts, and and a huge garden complex...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank ThePathLessTravelled
Reviewed 27 October 2017

It seems a lot of expats and tourists do not know about this gem. Let me tell you, it is exquisite. The grounds are pretty large and extremely beautiful. You'll see some parts filled with groups and others will be tranquil. I feel like it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KevinA206
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Very accessible because of its size, wonderful complex of buildings that house many artifacts, artwork, calligraphy and embroidery. Mostly in Chinese. Beautiful courtyard with prayer drums and many many red knot cards tied to the railings. Drinks available. Lovely gift shop too. Closest subway is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Joel-and-Michael
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The official website says the mansion is closed on Mondays.
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