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The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum, Beijing
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Located at the Imperial City's northernmost point, The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum was constructed for emperors and their wives to take leisurely strolls through the greenery, to keep fit, read, and relax. Originally built in the 18th century, the garden stretches 140 m (495 ft) from east to west and 80 m (262 ft) from north to south, and it contains the Hall of Imperial Peace made of white marble at its center. Examine the ancient cypress and Chinese wisteria trees as you roam. Observe more than 900 patterns of colorful stone pathways, each depicting a particular figure, scenery, plant, or story. You will need to purchase a ticket to enter the imperial garden. Put The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Beijing vacation trip planner.
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  • This garden was a private retreat for the imperial family, with its typical Chinese imperial garden design. There are many structures within the garden, the Hall of Imperial Peace the main building in...  more »
  • You should visit this beautiful garden if you are in the area. It's very exotic for tourists.
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  • Garden is surprisingly not very big. A lot of greenery and the old trees. To the left of the entrance is an interesting tree to supports. In the middle of the garden a nice gazebo. And at the very end of the Hill of glory. This is the most interesting design of this garden. An artificial Hill of stones. Located on a hilltop gazebo or Hall. Over the Hill you will find the long-awaited, because if you come here, you already have come a long way from the main gate of the country-the gate of heavenly peace.
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