CIIC:Today's featured article/October 5, 2016

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Prince Gong's Mansion
Prince Gong's Mansion (ζ­ηŽ‹εΊœ) is located near Shichahai Lake, to the northwest of the Forbidden City in Beijing. The private residence of He Shen, a favorite minister of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it was built in 1777. In 1851, the mansion was bestowed upon Prince Gong by Emperor Xianfeng (1851-1862), hence the name. Sole prince's mansion open to the public, it is the most well preserved mansion in Beijing. (More...)
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