Summer Palace(Yihe Yuan)
Summer Palace(Yihe Yuan)-
As one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, The Summer Palace, or Yiheyuan is the renowned imperial garden in Beijing. Embedded with the history of dramatic dynasty, the Summer Palace also presents the spectacular scenery of Chinese garden. Longevity Hill and Kumming Lake are the dominating parts in the Summer Palace.

A variety of palaces, gardens, and classical oriental architectures are orderly scattered in The Summer Palace. Unfortunately, it suffered two major attacks, one was during the Anglo-French allied invasion of 1860 and the other one was during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. The garden was rebuilt in 1886 and 1902.

Other features in the Summer Palace also include 17-Arch Bridge, the long Corridor, the Cloud-dispelling Hall, the Tower of Buddhist Incense, etc.

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expenditure brief:

30 yuan/person, park admission only;
50 yuan/person, including park admission and exhibition fee inside some of the halls
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

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Bus No.s 301, 303, 332, 374, 375, 726, 826, 801 and 808
stop at the park's east, north or south gate.