The Summer Palace 頤和園 in BeiJing

The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China.


Its Chinese name, YiHeYuan, translates as 'Garden of Nurtured Harmony' or 'Garden for Maintaining Health and Harmony'. With interconnected lakes and many pavilions, bridges, pagodas, halls and highly decorated corridors, it is a showcase of Chinese garden arts.


[640],shadow=true,start=,stop=

Related Videos

Featured Videos

China 中国 in Motion, 2016
The beauty of the historical DaMing Palace 大明宫
The DaMing Palace (DaMing Gong, Palace of Great Brilliance) was the imperial palace complex of the Tang Dynasty, located in its capital Chang'An. It served as the royal residence of the Tang emperors for more than 220 years. Today, the DaMing Palace site is designated a National Heritage Site of China, located a little north east of present-day Xi'An city center, ShaanXi province, central China.
The Great Wall of China in the snow, 2018
Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge-ous 虎跳峡, YunNan province
Join Tim and Glo at the world's deepest river gorge. Count on two days for this hike, with a stay at a half-way guest house (book ahead). Tiger Leaping Gorge, HǔTiào Xiá, lies about 100 kilometers (62 miles) north-west of LiJiang and is also 'near' Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (YuLong XueShan) and ShangRi-La (XiangGeLiLa; real name : Zuong DiAn).
YinChuan 银川, NingXia province
YinChuan, 'Silver River', lies in NingXia province, central - north China. It is located near the western bank of the upper course of the Yellow River, in the south-central section of the HeLan Shan mountains and the Ordos Desert. Thanks to the Yellow River, YinChuan enjoys beautiful natural scenery and favorable conditions for agriculture and has long earned the fame of a "River Side City in the Northwest" and "Home to Fishes and Rice".
China 中国 in the snow …
Tropical Hainan Island to Harbin in China's north east The Harbin Snow and Ice Festival (every January) Beijing - the Forbidden City ZhangJiaJie HuangShan Snowboarding at NanShan, Beijing 'My Shangri-la - a trip through Yunnan province 'One can never forget LiJiang' - Yunnan province 'Beautiful snow county is my home' - HeiLongJiang province
A guide to the city of WuHu 芜湖, AnHui province
A motorcycle trip through Inner Mongolia 内蒙古
The beautiful, wide-open grasslands of north China ... Bonus film - Mongolian music : 'Silent Sky' by the HAYA Band with DaiQing TaNa ...
‘Better Lives’ – documentary films on poverty reduction
China has lifted 800 million people out of poverty. These videos show recent examples of how this was achieved ...
Crushed dried chillies plus – how to make and some dishes
A visit to YangShuo 阳朔 in GuangXi province
The BeijingBuzzz video awards 2011 – special mention 2 – video
StudyAbroadUSAC - Study Abroad, in ChengDu and ShangHai

A selection of popular videos

Keyword / tag search :