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Snapshots

  1. pagoda

    Snapshot Title: pagoda
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Yihe Yuan, The Summer Palace, Beijing
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A six tiered pagoda crowns a hill overlooking Kumming Lake and the Summer Palace.



  2. Arched bridge

    Snapshot Title: Arched bridge
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Yihe Yuan, The Summer Palace, Beijing
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    One of several arched stone bridges at the Summer Palace.



  3. Summer Palace

    Snapshot Title: Summer Palace
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Yihe Yuan, The Summer Palace, Beijing
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The main palace complex is situated on an artifical hill built up from the dredged material where the artificial lake was formed.



  4. Dragon Ferry

    Snapshot Title: Dragon Ferry
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Yihe Yuan, The Summer Palace, Beijing
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Visitors can save a long walk around the big lake by taking one of the many Dragon Ferry barges.