Site of Weiyang Palace in Chang’an City of the Western Han Dynasty

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• Chang’an—the First International Metropolis in Chinese History

In the late Qin Dynasty and the early Han Dynasty, Chang’an was merely a township in Xianyang, the capital of Qin. Being the enfeoffment for Cheng Qiao, brother of Emperor Qin Shihuang, who was entitled Chang’an Jun, the very place was called Chang’an, me

• The Site of Weiyang Palace Introduction

(1) Contribution to the Silk Roads' OUV The Site of Weiyang Palace in Chang’an City of the Western Han Dynasty is the palace remains of the capital city of the Western Han Empire (2nd century BC-1st ...

• History

Weiyang Palace, as the most important palace of the capital city of Western Han Dynasty, was the center of power of the Han Dynasty and kernel of the Chang’ancity. The Palace was founded in 200 BC48. ...

• Introduction

Founded in 202 BC, Chang’an city was the capital of the Western Han Empire (2nd century BC - 1st century AD). The city was located on the tableland alongside WeiRiver in the northwestern suburb of pr ...

• Ancient Chinese architecture exhibition held in NW China

Visitors look at a wooden miniature building of Weiyang Palace, where emperors of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC to 24 AD) resided, at an exhibition featuring ancient Chinese architecture in Xi'an, n ...

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