The Summer Palace was once used by the imperial family as a retreat from the stress of Beijing city life. The grounds include a range of buildings and gardens including the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, as well as the stunning Fragrant Buddha Tower, which offers superb views of Kunming Lake.
Address: 19 Xin-jian-gong-men Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Public Transport: Line 4 Beigongmen Subway Station to the North gate. Or line 4 Xiyuan Subway Station to East gate.
Phone: +86 10 6288 1144