Beijing Summer Palace Tour

Beijing Summer Palace Tour

The Summer Palace is located in Beijing’s western suburbs. It is our most complete extant, the largest imperial garden. Ancient gardens in the world it also enjoys a high reputation. Summer Palace in foreign languages ​​are translated as “Summer Palace” and in Chinese is another metaphorical. Chinese of “Rhythm” is the rest of Italy, “and” Yes harmonization intended. “Yi” is “home for Wo” means.

Summer Palace, formerly known as the Jin Dynasty built “Gold Palace”, also known as “Nishiyama eight homes.” The first emperor of the Jin Jianzhong Wanyanliang are in Beijing (then called Yanjing) when a fancy place, located at 1153 this palace. 1190 annuity Zhang Zong Wan Yan Jing, the Yuquan Mountain spring water again lead to Jinshan (now Longevity Hill) below. Longevity has since Jinyuan names do Jinshan, Aung San: Kunming Lake was named Goldwater, Aung San Park, Grand Park Lake, Gimhae. Ming Hongzhi seven years (1494), to help St. Mrs. Aung San Roche has built round the quiet temple, the whole park is named “Good Mountain Park.” After 1644 the Qing Dynasty capital in Beijing, in turn “good mountain park” was renamed “Aung San palace.” Fifteen years of Qing Emperor Qianlong (1750), Emperor Qianlong garden use static temple site Kenda gratitude Life Extension Temple, that his mother’s birthday, will be renamed Longevity Aung San, and Goldwater everyone dredging, while taking the Han Dynasty Chang’an opened in Kunming Lake pool Italy, the Goldwater to Kunming Lake, the Park collectively Qing Yi Park. The park has built a pavilion, Taiwan, House, Villa, House, gallery, pavilion, temple and many other buildings. Qing Yi Park was built in Qianlong twenty-nine (1764), after sharing 15 years. Xianfeng years (1860), British and French troops in the battle, so this park was the catastrophe, many buildings were burned. Guangxu fourteen years (1888), in order to enjoy the Empress Dowager Cixi, misappropriation of funds 30 million taels of silver navy and restore this park, the project lasted for nearly a decade, the Guangxu 23 years (1897) was basically completed, and renamed the Summer Palace , designed for the Royal Summer in the community. Guangxu 20 years (1900), this park will again destroy the Boxer Rebellion, a large number of buildings Longevity Hill “Sumeru spiritual realm” area were burned.

Republic of China, to the dilapidated park buildings, overgrown with weeds, water blockage. After the liberation, the people’s government attaches great importance to the protection of the Summer Palace, finishing the environment, dredging the river, renovation of many buildings, making it reproduce the style, become the people rest and entertainment venues.

summer palace

summer palace

Food

Beijing cuisine is a combination of a Beijing-style Shandong cuisine, ethnic Halal and three dishes from the court. History of its formation is not long, but in the country and even around the world, have a broad impact and reputation. The basic characteristics of Beijing cuisine is: choice of materials stress, knife skills, flavor changing, heat rigorous attention to seasonal, focusing meal. Beijing cuisine cooking methods many full to burst, baking, rinse, soy, slip, fried, burned, fried, grilled, baked, stew, sauce, caramelized, boiled, flesh and other techniques known. Beijing cuisine “explosion” method, diverse, concrete can be divided into fried, Sauce, Scallions, water blasting, blasting and other soups. Exquisite taste crisp tender, fresh and tasty, maintaining the original flavor, and asked to do the five areas of color, smell, taste, shape, is superb.
The Summer Palace Oriole Pavilion restaurant, wishful restaurant, known Chunting restaurant, Tsinghua Xuan Restaurant, Nanhu Island Han virtual Hall restaurant. These places guests to lunch time is generally a lot, and sometimes there will be situations ranked squad. But convenience food shops in the park has many places, visitors can use with the purchase with. Summer Palace outside many restaurants, state-run private, have a large scale filial food price range. Kitamiya outside a McDonald’s there.

Shopping

Beijing is the cultural and political center, has a long history and rich cultural heritage. Beijing has a lot similar to Wangfujing Street, Tiananmen street for shopping and other places. Wholesale flea market in the city, such as taste can buy cheap goods. Can be purchased at the taste of foreigners gathered to Chinese antiques street market goods and cheap goods, so popular with visitors welcome.
Summer shops across the park. There are currently more than 40 commercial outlets, located in the Orient House door, knowing Chunting important scenic promenade and stone boat, etc., there are features crafts, food and beverage and fashion photography and other services. Know which Chunting, Wenchang Pavilion, Park West Germany and group rooms, doors, etc. The Orient House, the most representative craft stores, craft distinctive, with a strong Summer Palace features. Food stores mainly in the Marble Boat, Suzhou Street and Germany and garden, etc., to facilitate all kinds of delicious food for your garden. Summer shops look forward to your patronage! Summer Palace shop door switch time: Winter 8:30 – 16:30 Summer 8:30 – 17:30

Entertainment

As the world’s handful of metropolitan Beijing city inclusive emotion, from the international to the national quintessence of elegant art, from fashion to the ancient temple readily available.
Beijing has the highest level of Chinese drama performance groups – Beijing People’s Art Theatre, in addition to China National Symphony Orchestra, the National Ballet of China Opera and Dance Theatre of China’s highest level of arts groups. Located in the Jianguomen Street Chang’an Grand Theater, often with a variety of high-level performances. These are tourists worth boutique.
Bridges along the old Beijing is Beijing civilians cultural entertainment, food business focus area, past the flyover in the vicinity of life today are concentrated in the new flyover tea in the music. Hall before setting the stage, the pendulum black lacquer chairs hardwood Immortals, hatchback there selling a variety of snacks Capital Taste Menlian, wearing a Chinese cheongsam forth a tea lady, payment must also be China’s old coins – you can live modern currency exchange, turns out to be completely the old style.
As the world’s handful of metropolitan Beijing city inclusive emotion, from the international to the national quintessence of elegant art, from fashion to the ancient temple readily available.
Beijing has the highest level of Chinese drama performance groups – Beijing People’s Art Theatre, in addition to China National Symphony Orchestra, the National Ballet of China Opera and Dance Theatre of China’s highest level of arts groups. Located in the Jianguomen Street Chang’an Grand Theater, often with a variety of high-level performances. These are tourists worth boutique.
Bridges along the old Beijing is Beijing civilians cultural entertainment, food business focus area, past the flyover in the vicinity of life today are concentrated in the new flyover tea in the music. Hall before setting the stage, the pendulum black lacquer chairs hardwood Immortals, hatchback there selling a variety of snacks Capital Taste Menlian, wearing a Chinese cheongsam forth a tea lady, payment must also be China’s old coins – you can live modern currency exchange, turns out to be completely the old style.

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