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The Summer Palace – first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886 – Located about 20 kilometers northwest of the city center, Originally was used as a summer residence for the royal family in Qing Dynasty. The Summer Palace is one of a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design and was listed as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as pavilions, halls, palaces, temples and bridges to form a harmonious ensemble of outstanding aesthetic value.

You need to spend at least half a day here to enjoy the gardens, buildings, and waterways. You can walk along the path to see an island temple, sit and watch a traditional Chinese performance in the restored theatre or explore the recreated traditional shops by the river. The Summer Palace – first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886 – Located about 20 kilometers northwest of the city center, Originally was used as a summer residence for the royal family in Qing Dynasty. The Summer Palace is one of a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design and was listed as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Meeting/pick-up point /strong> Hotels in Beijing City center only. Hotel pick-up is for selected hotels only, please call 24 hours before trip to confirm if your hotel is included.

Duration: 4 hours.

Start/opening time: At 9am.

End/closing time:At 1pm.

Languages: English

Required documentation: Please do not forget to bring your ID.

Others /strong> Remember that you must submit your booking voucher to the representative/ tour guide/ driver.