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PaulSiow wrote a review Mar 2020
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,625 contributions186 helpful votes
You can see this building from most places inside the summer palace grounds. A small separate fee is payable to enter this building, with 50% discount for seniors. We enjoyed the view of this building while taking a cruise around the lake.
Date of experience: April 2019
Londi Ya wrote a review Jan 2020
The Summer Palace as a whole is beautiful. Its definitely a must see in Beijing. We went in winter and I'm hoping to see it again in summer sometime. I imagine the trees will be brighter and I'll get to see alot more of it.
Date of experience: November 2019
Bobbi S wrote a review Dec 2019
Lido Beach, New York3,866 contributions252 helpful votes
The day we were at the Summer Palace, it was so crowded that it was nearly not worth it to come at all, if it had not been for the Buddhist Tower. It is beautiful to look at from the bottom of the steps and just as beautiful once you get to it at the top of the steps. It is…
Date of experience: October 2019
christine s wrote a review Oct 2019
Stourbridge, United Kingdom568 contributions123 helpful votes
This is the highlight of outstanding building constructed within the summer palace,circle the building to catch the light reflection to get the best photo shots here. This is on an elevated area,can get crowded but all in an orderly fashion.
Date of experience: September 2019
OCDane wrote a review Sep 2019
Los Angeles, California999 contributions222 helpful votes
Getting up there is somewhat of a journey. Be patience and take it in stages. It is way up there and there are a ton of people going up - less down as there are back-ways people take to go down (you will see them when you get there. But you should go up from the front. The view…
Date of experience: August 2019