General Government Office

Location

No.31 Xinhua Street, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.

Reasons to visit

Office of officials in Qing Dynasty.

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General Government Office(Chinese name: 内蒙古将军衙署博物院) in Hohhot is one of the national cultural heritages in China, it is located in the new municipal area of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, In Yongzheng Period, in order to strengthen the defense power of the northwest part, a new city was built. During the Qianlong Period, the city was finished. In secession, General Government Office was set here for administration.

The existing General Government Office was distributed into buildings in the Qing dynasty, buildings of the republic of China, and the other buildings with three types of building in all. The building group consists of left, middle and right three parts; the flat represents a rectangle of north and south is long and west and east is narrow. 

It is now Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region key cultural relics protection unit level. General Government Office is strict architectural symmetry, full specifications established by a product Fengjiangdali, covering about 30,000 square meters, a total of 132 houses. In the Government Office, the corresponding wall built with channels to the east Cheng overflowing with flavor, the southwest corner is a small garden. There is General Office Recovery Suiyuan City Exhibition and display historical overview Suiyuan Man City in the Government Office.
 

Architectural Characters

With the formal symmetrical structure, this office shows a serious atmosphere to visitors. In 1911, the provincial chairman Li Peiji built a garden called "Cheng Yuan" in the east part. A large screen was set in front of the gate. And two stone lions were also in both sides of the gate. The door of the hall is divided into the three chambers. Since going through the entrance, people should go through a door called "Yi Men". "Yi Men" is also divided into three parts, one is the middle door, while the other two are side doors.
 

Historical Value

The General Government Office is the Qing government in order to strengthen the control of the frontier minority and prevent Junggar Mongolia invaded the northwest frontier of Qing government again, therefore set up to protect the subjects from the mainland It is an important part of “the eight banners” garrison system, and because of it is the residence for the garrison general in Suiyuan city, calls the General Government Office. It has been 270 years of history which has important historical value.