The Summer Palace

颐和园

Last Updated: 28/04/2020 | Posted by: justinelopez
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Address
19 Xinjiangongmen Lu, Haidian
地址
颐和园海淀区新建宫门路19号
Region
Haidian
Metro Station
Xiyuan, Line 4/Daxing
Beigongmen, Line 4/Daxing
Phone
NA

The Summer Palace Description

Experience the opulence of emperors past at Beijing's stunning Summer Palace. Originally built as a summer getaway for emperors of the Jin Dynasty (1115-1234 CE), rulers of the centuries to follow added their own flourishes, including ornate palaces and even a massive man-made lake. Today, you can take a boat ride, then climb to the top of Longevity Hill for scenic views. The grounds surrounding the palace are massive, so bring a picnic basket and some comfortable shoes, and enjoy the day.

Map of The Summer Palace

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