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Daming Palace Site Park

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Address: No.585 Ziqiang East Road, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710016, China
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Good if you like to walk and are interetested in Chinese history

ok, if you do not like to walk this is not for you. The name says it already: it is a *big* park, in fact it was the (?) greatest palace ever built in history: 4km². On the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
Kiel, Germany
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nothing much to see there except a miniature village replica. The history behind the place is fascinating though.

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Kiel, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

ok, if you do not like to walk this is not for you. The name says it already: it is a *big* park, in fact it was the (?) greatest palace ever built in history: 4km². On the surface you will have to read the (English) explanations to understand what you are seeing - there is not much left from... More 

Thank zack2010
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Don't waste your time here. Better to read it up in some literature or watch some dvd. A big space of nothingness.

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We first saw this place from riding a bike along the city wall and it looked interesting so we noted where it was and the next day we traveled there. It was very huge and expansive. I think it would be better to get a guide if you really want to know the history of the place because to us,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Though at the surface you hardly see anything, it has a lot of hidden treasures. Depending on your stamina, you can either choose to take a stroll or take the tram (at a cost). The place has a lot of rich heritage, there is even a model of the actual site. Worth taking a look if you are interested in... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Roughly about 1/3 of the size of the old city of Xi'an, this park is huge. I visited this place on a windy day so there were hundreds of people flying kites here. You can easily purchase a kite from the numerous vendors if you're incline to join in. This place is divided into two sections: paid (access to museums... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is an enormous park just north of the ancient city wall, but there isn't much in the way of flowers, plants, or statues. Vast empty spaces mostly, and not many locals exercising. There are some museums on the grounds, available for a fee. The ruins of the ancient palace are virtually gone, with only some signs discussing what was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

took 216 from my hotel and alighted at the eastern side of the park. You can spend the whole day here strolling along this big park with a beautiful lake. An informative map of the whole site can be retrieved from the visitor center at the main entrance (south). The map will provide you different routes to take depending on... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This ruin is preserved in this huge outdoor park. It is interesting to walk around inside of this park but you have to use a lot of imagination. The only things you could see here are the bases of buildings from Tang Dynasty. Therefore, there is not that much to see in this park. Besides, it is cold in the... More 

Thank Stan228
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

There is nothing much to see at the site. Everything was destroyed long ago. Whatever remains are just some recreations. You have to remember that the whole complex is a city by itself consisting of over 1000 buildings so it is huge. There are buggies ride to get around the site. If you visit the site, look out for the... More 

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