Sheyang offers a wide range of tourist attractions. Besides the Shenyang Imperial Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which is the only existing royal palace in China outside of the Forbidden City in Beijing, several emperor tombs can be visited. The Beiling park which covers an area of 3,300,000 sq.m., is approx. of the same size as the Central Park in New York and is serviced by trams for visitors. The Shenyang Botanical Garden is located within the Qipanshan Tourism District. With a total area of 2.46 km2., the garden hosted the International Horticultural Exposition in 2006. Since then it has also been known as the International Expo Garden. A variety of botanical exhibitions are held throughout the year.