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Old Summer Palace Hopes for a Whole Landscape Debut

Date: 2012.06.11 Editor: Evelyn Shi

Old Summer Palace, also known as Yuanmingyuan hopes for its whole garden debut at the end of this year. It is the first time in 152 years for people to appreciate the whole landscape of this historic imperial garden ruins.


The newly opened area in the Old Summer Palace lies in the northwest. According to the administrator, the area was designed as a farmland by Emperors of the Qing Dynasty. Tourists will be able to enjoy the landscape of the ancient times and feel the magnificence of the scenery of the recovery area.  


Old Summer Palace was a garden with a fairyland of hills, ponds, lakes, ancient trees and palaces filled with one and half centuries of imperial treasure collections. Old Summer Palace was the most magnificent imperial garden in history but lies in total ruins today.