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Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, Chengde

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See how the Qing Dynasty emperors lived at Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, a sprawling complex of palaces and gardens. Listed as a World Heritage Site, the former imperial residence took the entire 18th century to complete. See small fishing villages near the lakes, pagodas and pavilions, residential buildings, entertainment halls, royal gardens, and a number of temples. While there, you can ride a horse over the complex's vast grasslands, or taste a culinary specialty right off the Qing Dynasty menu. Souvenir shops sell jade items, tree-root carvings, and other handcrafts. Plan your visit to Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chengde tourist route planner.
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  • Went there on a cold sunny day. Not that many people in what is quite a large park. The calm atmosphere makes a very nice place to go for an afternoon walk.  more »
  • We visited the Mountain Resort on 30th October. The day was grey and dull. Everything was shut for Winter.. no boats; Pagoda locked up; no train to ferry you to the northern section; could not get up ...  more »
  • 都说避暑山庄是避暑胜地,但我却还是被那里的骄阳晒得冒烟。暂不提这些,单说景色还是值得一看,像是缩小版的故宫,好多府邸没开,但真的很恢宏,建议暑假不要去,人多树少,很晒而且路上很堵。公交可到,而且可选线路很多,我是坐的28路。在里面玩上一天绝对没问题,带上外八庙大概要玩两到三天。外八庙也有车可坐,我另外一篇评价会介绍须弥福寿之庙。  more »