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 to visit Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chengde attractions using our Chengde trip maker site .
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  • Villa was made for the Emperor, escape from the summer heat, but summer is in fact identical to Beijing. In electric automobiles for sightseeing. You can also stay Mongol gel again. However, please be careful the site in nyhotoyle note.
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  • We came to Chengde quite by accident. Due to problems with our original tour in Chengdu, our tour operator arranged this tour of our choice for us at the last minute, while we were in Chengdu. The rea...  more »
  • I love this Imperial Summer Palace. It was beautiful. Enter into entrance, we visited all museums. After that, we went to see the lake. After museum immediately you can see shuttle bus ticket counter ...  more »
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