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Address: In Summer Resort, Shuangluan District, Chengde 067000, China
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A touch of Zen

Compared to the garishness of typical Qing aesthetics elsewhere in the royal facilities, the Summer Resort is beautifully understated and reserved. The crowds are there, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 12, 2015
HansiZhai
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Singapore River, Singapore

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Compared to the garishness of typical Qing aesthetics elsewhere in the royal facilities, the Summer Resort is beautifully understated and reserved. The crowds are there, but the atmosphere somehow conduces one to a more meditative stroll, rather than a frantic rush from attraction to attraction.

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Wuhan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

You can see a lot of nice antiques, calligraphy, pottery, furniture and displays about the emperors. The antique clocks was my favorite of the displays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2011

wandering through empresses apartments seeing the objects and the tale of the last emperor

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2011

As this is where the emperors of times past when to relax and do business during the summer, a simplified version of the Forbidden City was built to house them. Now this has been converted to a museum of sorts. Tourists can wander through the exhibit to see how the emperor and their courtisans lived. Unfortunately there is minimal information... More 

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