Guide: Morning -- Visit Northeastern University near the beautiful Nanhu Park. Many of its buildings have a long history. The main building features a Russian architectural style, while Hanqing Hall is named for former warlord Zhang Xueliang. Then visit Luxun Academy of Fine Arts. It was founded in Yan'an in 1938 with Chairman Mao Zedong personally writing its name and motto. A statue of Luxun, a great early 20th century writer, and other sculptures stand in the school's main square, and its art gallery holds many art exhibitions.
Noon -- Have lunch at the nearby Shenyang MIXC, which provides a "one-stop" service. This business complex offers diverse delicacies from different places around the world.
Afternoon -- Take a walk around Liaoning University, which is the only comprehensive academic higher education institution of its kind in the province. It offers beautiful scenery in summer, with the Boston ivies climbing all over the Zhejing Building and several Soviet-style red-brick teaching buildings.
Evening -- Stroll around the Tawan Xingshun night market. You can try famous snacks from all over the world at more than 2,000 stalls.