An important royal palace of south China, the New Yuanming Palace was first built in 1709 and is located at the base of the Zhuhai Stone Forest Mountain. The palace comprises three main areas - the imperial garden of the Ming and Qing dynasty, the South China classical garden and the Western building. Visitors are offered an amazing blend of cultures and history of the Chinese and the West, which can be witnessed throughout the palace area. A number of performances are also frequently held at the New Yuanming Palace and a modeled shopping street offers visitors plenty of shopping opportunities for souvenirs and mementos. The New Yuanming Palace is amongst the most-visited tourist attractions in Zhuhai and is ideal for travellers who wish to learn more about the fascinating history of ancient China.
Tickets cost around ¥120 from 6:00 p.m. onwards. Entrance in the morning is free-of-charge.
Open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Around 1 – 2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The Imperial gardens and the West Building
Designated prayer facilities at the New Yuanming Palace will be unavailable for Muslim travellers but plenty of private space is available to make use of during prayer times. It is also possible to visit the main mosque of Zhuhai - Zhuhai Xiangzhou Mosque.
Finding Halal food near New Yuanming Palace can be done at some of the Halal restaurants in Zhuhai such as the The XinYue Muslim Restaurant – which is considered to be one of the best Halal restaurants in the Zhuhai area. Muslim travellers may have to note that most Halal restaurants in Zhuhai are not Halal certified and alcohol may be served at some of the restaurants.