Summer Palace (颐和园)

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It’s not hard to understand why the Summer Palace is one of Beijing’s most frequented and well-loved sights. It’s not just its picturesque setting at the foot of the western hills, surrounded by the expansive Kunming Lake; it also offers beautiful architectural examples from the late Qing dynasty all of which can be enjoyed from ground level, or at a bird’s-eye view by climbing up to one of the temples or pagodas dotted across Longevity Hill.

Venue name: Summer Palace (颐和园)
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Opening hours: 6.30am-6pm daily
Admission: May-Oct 30-60RMB; Nov-Apr 20-50RMB
English address: Qinglongqiao Jiedao, Haidian district
Chinese address: 颐和园,海淀区青龙桥街道
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