The Summer Palace is just gorgeous and definitely a must-see spot for those visiting Beijing for the first time. The sheer size of the grounds is inconceivable; I don’t think I’ve covered everything yet, but the marble boat and Seventeen Arch Bridge are well worth a visit. Close to the east gate also lies Aman, which offers great afternoon tea; the complex is housed in a series of pavilions, some of which date back over a century and were originally used by guests of the Summer Palace awaiting an audience with the Empress Dowager Cixi.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Arab Emirates
Albany Austin Baltimore Cambridge Carrboro Chicago Denver Jersey City Lancaster Lawrence Los Angeles Miami Montclair New Orleans New York Oakland Philadelphia Portland Providence Ridgewood Rochester San Diego San Francisco San Jose San Luis Obispo Seattle Springfield Steamboat Springs Vail Warner Robins Youngstown