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The Heralding Spring Pavilion
The Summer Palace
Introduction to the Summer Palace, Beijing, China.

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Pavilion Heralding Spring

The two small islands, connected by bridges consecutively to the east shore of KunMing Lake, are an ideal place to view the Summer Palace, relax, and watch the sunset.

The name for the pavilion derives from the fact that the willow trees here are an early indication of springtime, when the leaves begin to grow and turn green.

Summer Palace Videos
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The Summer Palace
Summer Palace Map
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Summer Palace History

SuZhou Market Street
The Back Lakes
Tibetan Style Temple

'Sea of Wisdom Temple'
'Through a Picture Scroll'

The Long Corridor
Tower of Buddhist Incense

The Marble Boat
Dragon Boats
Boating at the Summer Palace

The Naval Academy Area

South and West Scenic Areas

The Grand Pavilion
The 17 Arch Bridge

PengLai Island

Heralding Spring Pavilion

Palace Area and Great Stage

Garden of Harmonious Interests

Sunset at the Summer Palace

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