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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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  • Take your time to stroll through the villa, which is steeped in the history and marvel at the lives of the emperors and their households in the years gone by. The villa itself is well-preserved, and t...  more »
  • This Mountain Resort needs to be visited. It is a totally different style from Beijing Summer Palace. The best is to go early morning to have a more quiet walk through the huge park.  more »
  • Tourism must go to spot in Chengde mountain resort. The forbidden city in Beijing in the Ming and Qing dynasties have been as Emperor's main office, and places to stay. North patrol north of Emperor Kangxi, poised to Chengde is selected to go to bashang grassland to hunt the rest of the Fort-building summer resort, opens the 3 toward 2 a total of 89 years of construction time. More than 8,000 acres of land was divided into Kang by Emperor 72 scenes, did not differ. Visited the mountain resort, equivalent to around China's South. May 19, several friends like imperial gardens tour, I happen to have a Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, (Tel 13343387783, useful car friends can contact) can pull them 6, Beijing, arrived in the evening in Chengde, drunk when they arranged the hotel, ready to begin the Royal tour.
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Where to stay in Chengde

Many of Chengde's plentiful accommodations offer a traditional touch, housed in old-fashioned buildings that remain in keeping with the city's historical aesthetic. Most of these options cluster near the river, between Sengguanfeng Scenic Area and the district of Shuangqiao. Aside from traditional accommodations, you can also find many business-focused hotels, which offer comfort and appropriate amenities, but lack character. Look to the north, near the city's lakes, for the most sought-after options.
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