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2018 'micro travel' routes in Shenyang
source: China Daily  2018-08-22 16:54

Micro travel route 4: tour old banks

Recommended sites: the former site of Zhicheng Bank, the former site of HSBC Bank, the former site of Citibank, the former site of the official modern bank of three provinces in Northeast China during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the Frontier Bank (Shenyang Financial Museum)

The former site of Zhicheng Bank is situated at Zhonghua Road. It was reorganized as a private joint-stock bank from five private banks and was built in 1932.

The former site of HSBC Bank is located at Shiyiwei Road, which was built in 1931 and designed by the British. It was one of the few large reinforced concrete buildings in Shenyang at that time.

The former site of Citibank is located at Shiyiwei Road and was built in 1928, and was designed by Americans.

The former site of the official modern bank of three provinces in Northeast China in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) is located in Chaoyang Street, which was the first modern bank in Northeast China and was the core financial institution in the area, controlled by Zhang Zuolin, a former army marshal. It was built in 1929.

The Frontier Bank (Shenyang Financial Museum), as the largest financial museum in China with the widest range of exhibits, takes advantage of the former site of Frontier Bank held by Zhang Zuolin and his son Zhang Xueliang during the Republic of China era. The building was designed by German designers and completed in 1930, listed as a national key cultural relic protection unit in 1996.

The Frontier Bank (Shenyang Financial Museum) [Photo/VCG]

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