Source: UNESCO World Heritage
A replica of a typical Suzhou Street created in the Summer Palace. Thanks to Zhang of China.
Postcard 1BAnother postcard showing a similar view of Suzhou Street in the Summer Palace. Empress Dowager Cixi built a simulated Hangzhou Lake and Suzhou style section for this Imperial Garden. Thanks to Zhu of China.
I have been to the Summer Palace in Beijing twice. It is large lakeside garden in the heart of Beijing. The Old Summer Palace was burnt down by British and Fench garrisons and was never rebuilt. This new Summer Palace was burnt later too but rebuilt.
Garden of Harmonious Interests in the Summer Palace.
Postcard 5Summer Palace 17 arch bridge. Thanks to Wang of Beijing, China.
Postcard 6Bronze Ox and Seventeen Arch Bridge of Summer Palace, Beijing. Mailed from USA by Steve.