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Snow turns Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum into fairytale land
source: China Daily  2019-02-25 15:07

Pictures of a snow-covered Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum taken by a drone on Feb 15, shows the museum appearing transformed into a fairytale-like world after the first snowfall of the Year of the Pig fell from Feb 14 to 15. [Photo/IC]

Snow blankets Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum on Feb 15. Shenyang Imperial Palace, also called Mukden Palace, was built in 1625 as the residence of Nurhaci and his son Hong Taiji, founders of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Shenyang was later used as an accompanying capital after the dynasty moved its capital to Beijing in 1644. Currently, it is one of the most well-preserved palaces in China. [Photo/IC]

Snow blankets Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum on Feb 15. Covering an area of over 60,000 square meters, Mukden Palace has a total of 114 ancient buildings and more than 500 rooms, along with collections of valuable porcelain, lacquers, jewelry, Qing Dynasty era clothing, writings, and paintings. [Photo/IC]

Snow blankets Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum on Feb 15. Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum was first approved to be turned into a museum in 1926 and opened to the public in 1929. In 1961, it was approved as the first group of national-level major historical and cultural sites. In July 2004, the World Heritage Committee added Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum to the representative list of World Cultural Heritage sites. Currently, it serves as a museum and research institute for the history and cultural relics of the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/IC]

Editor: 王婷