Discover The Summer Palace China

Located 9 miles northwest of Beijing, the Summer Palace is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was originally a holiday home for the Emperor and his family. You can take a trip across the Kunming Lake in one of the charming, colourfully decorated boats. The main attractions are the Seventeen-Arch Bridge, Longevity Hill (Wan shou Shan) and the Marble Boat (Qiu Yang Fang). It's a wonderful place that is very popular with families who come at the weekend for a long stroll and a picnic on a boat.

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    The Summer Palace

    This is a wonderful place for long walks or a picnic aboard a boat, and is a popular weekend destination for families.

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    An aerial view of a palace of the palace

    The Summer Palace is a strong symbol of the Chinese civilisation. It includes a Chinese landscape garden.

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    A place for royal holidays

    The Summer Palace was originally a holiday resort for the emperor and his family. It is located 9 miles northwest of Beijing.

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    A cruise on the lake of the palace

    The Summer Palace is located next to Kunming Lake, where it is possible to take cruises on charming colourful boats.

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    The Boat of Purity and Ease

    This marble boat on the lake's western shore was first erected in 1755 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor and was restored in 1893 by order of the Empress Dowager Cixi.

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    Sunset at the Summer Palace

    The Summer Palace is a romantic and pleasant place, especially when the heat starts to become stifling in the city of Beijing.

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