Huaqing Palace was an imperial journey palace for the feudal emperors in the Tang Dynasty, and later also called “Huaqing Pond”. It has been a royal bathing resort since ancient times, and emperors from the Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui and Tang dynasties built their palaces here. There are relatively complete cultural heritage resources such as cultural sites, gardens, ancient buildings and ancient trees from the Zhou, Qin, Han, Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties.
Huaqing Palace faces the Weishui River to the north, leaning on the Lishan Mountain, and is built on a grand scale with magnificent architecture, with buildings and halls all over the Li Mountain. It is a grand and magnificent building, the layout of Huaqing Palace is rigorous, with twists and turns and a large scale. During the Tang Dynasty, Huaqing Palace made full use of the favorable terrain, making it a huge palace complex with rigorous structure and magnificent architecture. The main hall is centered on the hot spring, which forms the core of Huaqing Palace. Then to the mountain and the mountain, using the characteristics of the terrain, the deployment of different types and uses of the pavilion, while there are pine and cypress, lychee garden, hibiscus garden, pear garden, pepper garden, East Garden, etc. distribution, the whole Huaqing Palace dressed up extra enchanting.
Huaqing Palace is home to cultural sites such as the Tang Imperial Soup Site Museum, the Five Halls of the Xi’an Incident, the Jiulong Lake and Furong Lake Scenic Area, and the Tang Pear Garden Site Museum. There are also iconic buildings such as the Hall of Flying Frost, the Hall of Longevity, the Hall of Eternal Life, the Huan Yuan and the Hall of the King of Yu. The scenic spots such as the Hall of the Old Mother, the Hall of the Old King, the Beacon Tower, the Pavilion of Soldiers’ Remonstrance, the Stone Urn Temple, and the Encounter with the Immortal Bridge are scattered all over Li Mountain, and the Huaqing Palace is famous at home and abroad for its unchanging hot spring resources, the historical story of the Beacon and the Fire, the love story of the Tang Emperor and Yang Guifei, and the place where the Xi’an Incident took place, making it a landmark scenic spot for China’s Tang culture tourism.
Rich natural hot spring resources;
Renowned stage live-action drama “Everlasting Sorrow”;
The iconic scenic spot of the Tang Palace cultural site in China.
07:00-19:00(High Season) (Mar 01-Nov 30 Mon-Sun);
07:30-18:00(Low season) (Dec 01 – Feb 28 Mon – Sun).
How to Get There:
Bus: Take Bus No. 5 (No. 306), No. 915 or No. 914 get off at “Huaqingchi” station;
Bus No. 915/914 is available at Sanfuwan Bus Station from 06:30 to 19:30.
Bus Tour 5 is available at Textile City Bus Station from 07:00 to 19:00.
Metro: Take Metro Line 9 exit C at Huachingyuan Station, 3 minutes walk to the scenic spot.
Adults: 120 RMB per person;
Children: 60 RMB per person (under 18 years old).