Coordenadas 128

Uploaded 18 de Janeiro de 2016

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próximo a Qinglongqiao, Beijing (China)

A significant historical and cultural location and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. The Palace was summer residence of Qing Dynasty Emperors including Dowager Empress Cici. It is renowned for ornate temples, art and gardens. There are frequent traditional Chinese opera performances.

Route starts at a subway station near the northern admission gate, with some restaurants nearby, and finishes at a different subway station to the East. Both stations are marked as waypoints. There is an admission fee. Going from north to south puts the one big climb at the beginning of the day.

Walking maps are available around the entrance ticket kiosk.
Must select which tickets to buy, some individual buildings and zones require extra tickets. Snacks, maps, water, juice, and a paper map area available at and inside the ticket gate.
Zone under bridge (artisan shops and canal) needs purchase of an extra ticket for access.
Base for the steep climb up stairway to the top of the palace and temple complex.
From near top of staiway.
Around the central temple tower
Steep stairway decent
From top of stairs before decent to lake level. View is shrouded by mist on this visit.
Entrance on East side, Chinese tea, coffee, snacks, calligraphy studio
Balcony on West side, overlooking a canal with boat traffic
Can take a Dragon Boat across the lake. It lands at a small Island connected to the shore path by a famous arched bridge.
Dock is on a amall island connected to lakeshore walk by the ancient stone bridge.
ancient engineering works
very special in mild, calm, and misty conditions
Traditional live Chinese Opera performances, on a traditional multi-layer stage with audience seating. Store and facilities nearby. Included in general admission.
Station near North entrance, good start location, less climbing

6 comentários

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 18/jan/2016

    View over canals from bridge inside North Entrance Gate https://www.wikiloc.com/walking-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837/photo-7340327

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 19/jan/2016

    Station near North entrance, good start location, less climbing /outdoor-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837#wp-11987856

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 19/jan/2016

    View from East Balcony. https://www.wikiloc.com/outdoor-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837#wp-11987845/photo-7340395

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 19/jan/2016

    A Dragon Boat, available to cross lake to the arched bridge. https://www.wikiloc.com/outdoor-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837#wp-11987847/photo-7340389

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 19/jan/2016

    On the Dragon Boat. https://www.wikiloc.com/outdoor-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837#wp-11987847/photo-7340393

  • Foto de mclivancouver

    mclivancouver 19/jan/2016

    Temple from boat during lake crossing. https://www.wikiloc.com/outdoor-trails/the-imperial-summer-palace-beijing-china-11987837#wp-11987848/photo-7340398

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