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the Old Summer Palace (Yuan Ming Yuan)

Old Summer Palace
Yuan Ming Yuan
28, Tsinghua West Road
Haidian district
Beijing
China
+86 10 6262 8501
Ruins of the Old Summer Palace in the Western mansions section
Ruins of the Old Summer Palace in the Western mansions section.

The information contained here are subject to change. Chinese History Digest is not responsible or liable if any changes should occur.

Opening Hours Public Transportation Admission Fee
7 am - 7 pm
(May - August)
7 am - 6.30 pm
(April,September,
October)
7 am - 5.30 pm
(January - March,November,
December)
Subway Line 4:Yuanmingyuan Station (Exit B)
bus 614,562,664,681,982,Yuntong 205,656,Te4,717,Yuntong 105,365,432 to Yuanmingyuan Dongmen (East Gate) Station.
bus 365,562,664,681,982,Yuntong 205,Te4,Yuntong 105,432,614 to Yuanmingyuan Dong Lu Station.
bus 664,438,498,331,696,Te 6,601,697,320,690,628,432,626,319 to Yuanmingyuan Nanmen (South Gate).
10 Yuan
15 Yuan for the sites of the European Palaces
10 Yuan for the exhibition hall


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airport

nearest airport/train station
the Beijing Capital International Airport is the nearest airport and Beijing has several railway stations from which all parts of the country can be reached

convenient Hotel(s)
the Lake View Hotel is just a short walk south of the old summer palace Yuan Ming Yuan. You can book it here along with many other hotels in Beijing

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weblinks to pages with further information:

Wikipedia entry of the Old Summer Palace
information at TravelChinaGuide.com
official Chinese website of the Yuan Ming Yuan Park
Yuanmingyuan - 150 years after the fire - CCTV website

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YouTube video recommendations

short travel video about the Old Summer Palace

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 1

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 2

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 3

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 4

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 5

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 6

CCTV documentary - Journeys in Time - Yuanmingyuan - part 7

CCTV Culture Express debate about a possible reconstruction of Yuanmingyuan

Chinese documentary about the Old Summer Palace

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