Prince Gong's Mansion is situated close to Shichahai Lake, to the northwest of the Forbidden City in Beijing China travel service. As the private living place of He Shen, a favorite minister of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it was first constructed in 1777. In 1851, the mansion was offered to Prince Gong by Emperor Xianfeng (1851-1862), hence the name. Now it is the most well preserved mansion in Beijing.
The park in Prince Gong’s Mansion is a unique park. It is also known as Cuijin Park Beijing tour packages, which is located in No.14 Liuyin Street. The park has a history of around 400 years and covers an area of 28,000 square meters. There are 31 ancient buildings. Reportedly, there was a park which was built in the Ming Dynasty. Prince Gong invited hundreds of skillful craftsmen to build this park into a park with combination of South China classic gardens and North China construction layout. After the construction, Prince Gong’s Mansion used to be the king of those mansions at that time. It can be said that Prince Gong’s Mansion has collected all the essences of those existing mansions in Beijing. People always say that it is the “Pearl in the Shicha Sea”. Some people even believe that it is the model of the Daguan Park referred in the book “A Dream of Red Mansion”
Huxin Pavilion in the middle of a lake is situated in the western part on China travel guide. Three spacious pavilions stands in the vast expanse of misty, flowing waters and it is a wonderful place to fish and admire the view. In the Qing Dynasty, drawing running water to the residence in Beijing must be approved by the emperor, and it is one of a few princely mansions which have the privilege. There are piling rockworks, winding corridors and pavilions, pond, flowers and courtyards - wonder upon wonder throughout the place. The unique and elegant garden can be called 'pearl of Shicha Lake' and 'fairyland of the world'. Many foreign leaders and distinguished guests have visited it, including Ryutaro Hashimoto, the former Japanese Prime Minister and Lee Kuan Yew, the former Singapore premier.
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