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The history of China's largest existing imperial garden goes back to more than 800 years. Legend has it that during the Jin Dynasty (1115-1234), an imperial palace named Golden Hill Palace was built on the present site where the garden is located. The garden also happens to stand upon the same land to which the Summer Palace was built. The area itself now covers an area of over 290 hectares, which includes more than 3,000 buildings, including some spectacular halls, pavilions and towers. Its main configuration consists of the Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill. The garden can be divided into three parts: the administrative, the residential and the scenic...>Find out more

  1. Fragrant Hills

  2. JingYi Garden

  3. Jade Spring Hill

  4. JingMing Garden

  5. Longevity Hill

  6. The Summer Palace

  7. Yuanmingyuan

  8. Garden of Eternal Spring

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  • Art

  • Historical Sites

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