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Photo Essay: Beijing's Summer Palace Special

Beijing - After touring the famous sights of Beijing, I found China's Summer Palace the most beautiful and healthy place, nestled by a lake, river, hills, and forest. Explore its royal halls, gardens, and temple with me.

Photo Essay: Tour of Beijing Special

Beijing - After five months of teaching English in northeast China, I toured Beijing with a group of Chinese tourists and experienced the famous city's historic and modern wonders first-hand.

Beijing’s Summer Palace ‘The Garden of Health and Harmony’ Special

Beijing - Built around 1750 by Emperor Qianlong, the Summer Imperial Palace in Beijing is one of the largest and most beautifully landscaped estates and architectural complexes in China and one of the most elaborate examples of classical Chinese gardens.
 

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The Long Corridor extends for 728 metres among the trees by the lakeshore in front of Longevity Hill...
The Long Corridor extends for 728 metres among the trees by the lakeshore in front of Longevity Hill.
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Path through the Summer Palace forest
Path through the Summer Palace forest
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Lake Kunming at the Summer Palace. At the center-right is the Bridge of 17 Arches and at the far rig...
Lake Kunming at the Summer Palace. At the center-right is the Bridge of 17 Arches and at the far right, the Nanhu Islet.
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A Chinese guard and deer statue by more royal halls
A Chinese guard and deer statue by more royal halls
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A tour group listens to the story of how Dowager Empress Cixi imprisoned the young Chinese Emperor i...
A tour group listens to the story of how Dowager Empress Cixi imprisoned the young Chinese Emperor in this courtyard
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I think they used this big brass pot to burn incense.  Notice the small dog statues and lucky cricke...
I think they used this big brass pot to burn incense. Notice the small dog statues and lucky cricket on the edge of the roof.
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Zhang Fei s fight with Ma Chao. Painting in the Long Corridor depicting a battle between Zhang Fei a...
Zhang Fei's fight with Ma Chao. Painting in the Long Corridor depicting a battle between Zhang Fei and Ma Chao, two of the future Five Tiger Generals of the Kingdom of Shu. The episode takes place in the Battle of Jiameng Pass in the historical Chinese novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
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Looking through one of the windows
Looking through one of the windows
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A gazebo in the Summer Palace forest
A gazebo in the Summer Palace forest
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Past the formal halls  I got my first view of this bridge by the lake
Past the formal halls, I got my first view of this bridge by the lake
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Summer Palace  Beijing. The Tower of the Buddhist Fragrance seen from the gardens next to the Long C...
Summer Palace, Beijing. The Tower of the Buddhist Fragrance seen from the gardens next to the Long Corridor.
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Details on the roofs of the hilltop temple access
Details on the roofs of the hilltop temple access
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One of the gates leading into the Summer Palace
One of the gates leading into the Summer Palace
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A strange creature guards the Summer Palace while throngs of people enter
A strange creature guards the Summer Palace while throngs of people enter
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The Marble Boat.  The base of the lakeside pavilion was built with marble-looking stone. The superst...
The Marble Boat. The base of the lakeside pavilion was built with marble-looking stone. The superstructure is wood painted to simulate marble and decorated with mirrors and paintings. Obviously, the boat cannot float; it was used by Empress Cixi for lakeside dinning and receptions.
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Beijing s Summer Palace with its lake  hills  forests  and temple
Beijing's Summer Palace with its lake, hills, forests, and temple
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The museum on the stop toward the top of the temple
The museum on the stop toward the top of the temple
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This dragon and phoenix guarded the Dowager Empress  Royal Hall
This dragon and phoenix guarded the Dowager Empress' Royal Hall
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The bridge to the royal boat dock
The bridge to the royal boat dock
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A bridge to an entrance of the Summer Palace  over a frozen river
A bridge to an entrance of the Summer Palace, over a frozen river
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