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Summer Palace

4.7/521,438 Reviews
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April 1st to October 31st, 6:30--17:00, the latest departure time is 20:00; November 1st to March 31st, 7:00-17:00, the latest departure is 19:00, the latest admission time is 18:00
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About Summer Palace

Situated in the Haidian District northwest of Beijing, the Summer Palace is a Unesco World Heritage site that used to be the palace and garden of the emperors of the Qing Dynasty. It is the largest and most well preserved royal park in China. Construction of the palace began in 1750 and it served as a residential and entertainment area for the royal members. The palace underwent two major reconstructions after suffering damages during invasions by the Anglo-French Allied Forces and the Eight-Power Allied Forces during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Summer Palace can be divided into three sectors: a political activity area centered at the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity; an empress living area concentrated around the Hall of Jade Billows and Hall of Joy and Longevity; and a tour route concentrated along the long corridor, rear hill, and the west sector.

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  • 晴天守望
    5.0

    The most beautiful place in Beijing is the blue sky and white clouds. If you come to the Summer Palace in the morning, the blue sky reflects the lake water, the golden Buddhist incense pavilion, the reflecting ancient willows of Xidi, the unsinkable stone silk and the 17-hole bridge guarded by the bronze bull. The Summer Palace is full of beautiful scenery, which makes you feel intoxicated and relaxed. The Summer Palace is a royal garden in the Qing Dynasty of China. Qingyi Garden, located in the western suburbs of Beijing, is 15 kilometers away from the urban area, covering an area of about 290 hectares, adjacent to the Yuanmingyuan. It is a large landscape garden based on Kunming Lake, Longevity Hill and Hangzhou West Lake. It is also the most complete imperial palace and imperial court preserved. It is well-deserved to be called "Royal Garden Museum". If you take another boat and ripple in the huge Kunming Lake, you will be immersed in the blue sky and clear water, the green willow and white bridge, the distant mountains and nearby buildings, which is like a dream of beauty painting. The Summer Palace will make you linger and forget to return, no matter how many times you come, you will still like it, and you will always want to come back and come again.

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  • han****228
    5.0

    10:00 Let's go to the Summer Palace. Naturally, the subway in Beijing is not new, but the security is very strict, and the security of Shanghai Railway Station has a competing. More than an hour later, we entered the large and beautiful Summer Palace. The Summer Palace is the reconstruction of the Summer Palace in the Qing Dynasty. There are many gates. Needless to say, take a look at these pictures. Suzhou Street with Jiangnan flavor, four major Tibetan-style Buddhist temples, quiet Kunming Lake, elegant corridor and magnificent Buddhist incense pavilion. These are the scenery of the Summer Palace. We are all fascinated by them and envy the royal family of that time to live here in such a place as Hetaoyuan. Unfortunately, the temperature soared to 35 degrees Celsius, in the burning sun, we did not have much energy to continue playing. However, after seeing the Foxiang Pavilion, the whole back hill is over. After we have seen the back hill, we have visited the most important buildings in the Summer Palace. Down the hill, is the famous corridor - more than 700 meters, is the longest corridor in the world. There are allusions to the Dongdi. In fact, the original name here is Xidi. A "Xidi poem" by Qianlong explains why the name of Dongdi was renamed "Xidi today is Dongdi. How can the name ever be confirmed? The lake is a thousand hectares of green and the walls are covered with shadows. New Angelica comes out of the spur business and wild Angelica comes out of the treadmill. Leave the land between the embankment and the wall, divert and plant rice to see the boundaries. After the corridor, we went to Wenchang Pavilion. After passing the gate under it, we went out of the new palace gate and left the Summer Palace.

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  • 古言新语
    5.0

    Travel to the Summer Palace = Take a bus to the North Palace Gate and enjoy the imperial lights on Suzhou Street. Climbing to Longevity Hill, Yihe Garden Wonderland. Yanbo vast Kunming Lake, Hanxu Santang Lake in the Ding. Six Bridges of Xidi have thousands of willows, and mandarin ducks have become two-game yachts, which make people intoxicated with all kinds of purple and red. The division of Xidi Sudi is not clear. Changhong Yanyue 17 holes, the golden bull inscription of the prosperous period of Kangxi and Qianlong. Invite the moon to visit Shizhang Pavilion, kilometer Gallery more vivid, Legendary God painting, ancient landscape painting line. Yun Hui Yuyu looks at wisdom, calms down in Buddha Deng to remove clouds, shines in the sunset from the lake on the hillside, and eulogizes peace in Buddha Fragrance Pavilion.

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  • 我就是我wojiushiwo
    5.0

    The Summer Palace, the imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty in China, formerly known as the Qingyi Garden, is located in the western suburbs of Beijing. The Summer Palace is a landscape garden based on the West Lake of Hangzhou and drawing on the design techniques of gardens in the south of the Yangtze River. It is also the most complete imperial palace and imperial garden preserved. It has the reputation of "Royal Garden Museum". In spring, the weather in Beijing is rare and good on the first day after the cold air passes. The sky is blue, flowers are in full bloom, and the Summer Palace is picturesque and lingering.

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  • shrimi
    5.0

    The best time to play is in the blooming season. The Summer Palace covers a large area near Kunming Lake. It has tall buildings and landscapes. Foxiang Pavilion, the attic is very high and you can see the shape of the exquisite pagoda as soon as you enter the garden. It takes a long walk from the east gate to the foot of the attic. It takes a separate ticket to enter the building. It takes two high stairs to walk to the top to see the pavilion. Tourists with very steep stairs and small children are not recommended to come here. It is really very dangerous to climb the stairs. Peach blossoms on the back hill fall all over the ground. They are very suitable for rest and photography. They are beautiful and warm.

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  • 365happy
    5.0

    The Summer Palace is a royal garden of the Qing Dynasty in China. Its predecessor is Qingyi Garden. It is located in Haidian District, Beijing, 15 kilometers away from the urban area and adjacent to the Yuanmingyuan Garden. It takes Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill as its base site, Hangzhou West Lake as its blueprint, and draws on the design techniques of gardens in the south of the Yangtze River to build a large landscape garden. It is also the most complete preserved imperial palace and imperial court, known as the "Royal Garden Museum". In the 15th year of Qianlong (1750), Emperor Qianlong used 4.48 million silver to rebuild Qingyiyuan for filial piety to his mother and empress. In Xianfeng 10 years (1860), Qingyiyuan was burned by the Anglo-French coalition forces. Guangxu 14 years (1888) reconstruction, renamed the Summer Palace. In the 26th year of Guangxu (1900), the Summer Palace was destroyed by the Allied Eight Powers, and its treasures were looted. In 1961, the Summer Palace and Chengde Summer Resort, Humble Administrator's Garden and Residence Garden were called the four famous gardens in China. It was included in the World Heritage List in 1998. In 2009, it was selected as the largest imperial garden in China by China World Records Association.

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  • 鹤小宝儿
    5.0

    The Summer Palace is the palace and garden of the Qing Dynasty. Its predecessor, Qingyi Garden, is three mountains and five gardens (three mountains refer to Longevity Mountain, Xiangshan Mountain and Yuquan Mountain). Three gardens, Qingyi Garden, Jingming Garden, and Changchun Garden and Yuanmingyuan Garden, were built on the three hills. The last one was built in 1750. It covers an area of 290 hectares and covers about three quarters of the water surface. Before Qianlong's succession, four large imperial gardens had been built in the western suburbs of Beijing. The four gardens, from Haidian to Xiangshan, had their own systems and lacked organic connections with each other. The "Wengshan Po" in the middle became an open area. In the fifteen years of Qianlong reign, Emperor Qianlong used 4.482 million silver to rebuild Qingyi Garden for the filial piety of his mother and holy queen. With this as the center, the four gardens on both sides were linked together to form a 20-kilometer royal garden area from the present Tsinghua Garden to Xiangshan.

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  • 古言新语
    5.0

    Spring Summer Palace Book "Ten Hands in Hand" to all couples and friends.) Xidi Yangliu Millennium Yangliu, love is longer than Liusi, this life hand in hand, wind and rain go through vicissitudes of life. Take a hand-in-hand tour to see the Mandarin ducks. The mandarin ducks play with swallows in pairs. Hand-in-hand two-way farming and weaving map, Niulang and Zhinu in the water village. Hand in hand, three trips to Liuhe Bridge, six bridges to meet the sun. Tour around Taurus Ming hand in hand, husband singing woman and no wind and waves. Hand in hand, five tours, seventeen holes, five hundred stone lions greet the bride. Hand in hand six tours to Yulantang, Qianlong imperial pen praised the bridegroom. Hand in hand seven tours eight square pavilions, literary heart Carving Dragon love Yongzang. Hand in hand eight amusement halls, cranes, fairies and deer sing peacefully. Hand in hand nine tours to invite Chuntang, a thousand-meter gallery. Hand in hand with honeysuckle, Song Hexiang in Foxiang Pavilion.

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  • 孟氏老树
    5.0

    The main purpose of my visit to the Summer Palace is to find flowers and willows in Xidi, which is very beautiful in spring. The route is to enter the North Palace Gate, go back to the hill, and cross the Suyun eaves to the West Embankment. From the first Jiehu Bridge, we have been walking along the Xidi, passing through the Goufeng Bridge, the Jade Belt Bridge, the Mirror Bridge and the Exercise Bridge. To the south bank just in time for the sunset, the West Bank reflects the beautiful wheel, that willow green and flower red comparable to heaven on earth. On the shore, people spread out in rows, quietly enjoying the beauty of the Royal garden. After dusk, from the east coast of Kunming Lake to the north, people who like photography along the coast have already occupied the "favorable terrain" to capture the wonderful changes in minutes and seconds. The West Dike of the Summer Palace has been said to have four seasons of spring flowers, summer lotus, autumn willow and winter branches; four seasons of sunshine, midday snow, sunset, night and moon; four seasons of wind bridge, rain lake, snow pavilion, fog boat; four scenic lakes, mountain scenery, tower shadow, bridge charm. The seasons are different, the months are different and the days are different. Winter twigs and spring flowers are small, so let's enjoy the rest of the scenery slowly in the future. The most beautiful Summer Palace.

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  • 耕耘的小牛
    5.0

    On December 13, 2017, after visiting the Yuanmingyuan, I went to the Summer Palace without stopping. Having looked at the map in advance, the two scenic spots are not far away, and they set off on a shared bicycle. Fortunately, I arrived at the Summer Palace at 3 or 4 p.m. to catch up with the weather in Beijing and the happiness of photography enthusiasts. In the afternoon, there were many people shooting by the lake, and indeed, the scenery was so beautiful that I was surprised by the natural beauty of the scenery taken by mobile phone. Longevity Hill is in a hurry to go up before closing. It closes at 1630 p.m. Looking down from the mountain, the panoramic view, the lake, the mountain scenery, the distant clouds, the sunset, the brilliant red sun and the pavilions in front of us constitute a natural and harmonious picture scroll. Say nothing more. Look at the beautiful scenery I took.

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