Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1998
Size of heritage: 297 ha
- Buffer zone: 5,595 ha
The Summer Palace in Beijing – first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886 – is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as pavilions, halls, palaces, temples and bridges to form a harmonious ensemble of outstanding aesthetic value.
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Hotels and places to stay
HNA HOTEL RESORT
Jingxi Chenguang Hotel - Beijing
SUPER 8 HOTEL BEIJING PING GUO
Haite Hotel - Beijing
Beijing Yan Lin Hotel
Super 8 Hotel Beijing Shi Jing Shan Hai Te Hua Yuan
GreenTree Inn Mentougou(domestic guest only)
Jin Jiang Inn PingGuoYuan
Beidouxing Hotel - Beijing
Large airport - 16 mi (26 km) Beijing Capital International Airport
Large airport - 26 mi (43 km) Tianjin Binhai International Airport
Large airport - 84 mi (136 km) Shijiazhuang Daguocun International Airport
Medium airport - 137 mi (220 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.