Located on the north bank of Hun River, Shenyang has a history of more than 2,300 years .is frequently called as "the birthplace of one dynasty and the capital of two generations of kings". In 1625, the founder of the Qing Kingdom, Nurhaci, moved the capital here and changed its name into Shengjing. In 1636, the son of Nurhaci changed the name of its kingdom into "Qing" and established the Qing Dynasty. In 1644, when the Qing troops got across the Gate and made Beijing as the capital, Shengjing was made as the sub-capital. Shenyang is a well-known historical and cultural city in China and is one of the earliest cities to be named as a tourism city. Now, there are more than 1,100 surface and underground culture relics and historic sites.