See an Ancient and Modern China in Shenyang With a Private Guided Tour
The biggest city in Northeast China is Shenyang, located in the Liaoning Province. Not only is Shenyang the capital, but it is also the political, economic and cultural centre of Liaoning Province - a popular place for a private guided tour. Apart from being a historic city, it has a prime industrial base. It is home to one of the two best preserved imperial palace complexes in the country, and it is here that the ancient Qing Dynasty began.
Shenyang is a major historical city and holds a history of more than 2,000 years old. The museums and landmarks here are popular for escorted tours and for anyone who loves to tour and learn about Chinese history and culture. The parks are filled with countless activities for every age. Among the Furlong tomb and the Imperial Palace, there is the strange slope (Guaipo). It is a natural wonder of the world. It is an 'anti-gravity slope where cars must accelerate to go down and roll smoothly up the hill.There are plenty of pubs, KTVs, cafes and tea houses. A visit to this city with a private guided tour is sure to give you value for your money.
Top 10 Things to Do in Shenyang
'Another Day Another Palace', Take a Guided Tour Around the Magnificent Imperial Palace for a Day.
The guided tour of the Imperial Palace is sure to please. It is located in the Shenhe District in Shenyang. This captivating Palace is the only existing royal palace outside of the forbidden city in Beijing. It was built when Nurhachi was in power in 1625 but was finished by his son Abahai in 1636.
Also found in Shenyang are Qing dynasty emperors Mausoleums at Zhaoling Tomb. These are located in the Beiling Park among the pine forests and lakes or in the east of the city in the Fuling Tomb.
There is much to see and be enjoyed when you visit Shenyang as well as excellent evening entertainment and friendly sociable locals.
Travel Tips for Shenyang
The best time to see Shenyang at it most beautiful is during the months of April to June. The blossoming flowers are everywhere and are a delight to see in private guided tours of the attractions. During the summer months, it is hot, but there is a lovely coolness in the night air. Winter is another good time to visit Shenyang, especially for ski lovers as there are great locations in Qipan Mountain.
The average daily expenses for a tourist in Shenyang is, on average, US$63. This is for basic accommodation, all your meals and local transport or short taxi trips. Sightseeing tours and guided tours vary in price depending on the duration of the tour and time of the year. It is always wise to check around a few places for the best prices. Traditional, local restaurants are the cheapest, so ask the hotel to recommend one.
Visitors can now enjoy a visa free stay for up to 72 hours when taking an international transfer Via Shenyang Taoxian International Airport. Shenyang is perfect for shopping, packed with many markets, shops and stalls. Shopping is relatively cheap so be sure to bring some extra cash and always be aware of your surroundings. If the local Chinese food is not for you, not to worry, Shenyang has many international restaurants.
Shenyang has a temperate climate and all year round it is affected by monsoons. July is the hottest month of the year with temperatures averaging 25 degrees Celsius; this is a lot cooler than other cities in southern China. The coldest month with average temperatures of -11 degrees Celsius is January. During Spring and Autumn, you only need light jackets as the weather quite pleasant and you can enjoy walking around on sightseeing tours more comfortably