Scenic spots(旅游景点)Introduction of scenic spots
The Summer Palace, formerly known as the garden of clear ripples, is located in the western outskirts of Beijing. It is based on kunming lake, wanshou mountain as the site, to the west lake in hangzhou as the blueprint, from the jiangnan garden design techniques and built a large landscape garden, is also the most complete preservation of a royal palace garden, known as the "royal garden museum", is also a national key tourist attractions.
On March 4, 1961, the Summer Palace was announced as one of the first batch of national key cultural relics protection sites, and the chengde summer resort, humble administrator's garden and lingering garden were also announced as four famous gardens in China. In November 1998, it was listed in the world heritage list. On May 8, 2007, the Summer Palace was officially approved by the national tourism administration as a 5A tourist attraction. In 2009, the Summer Palace was selected as the largest existing imperial garden in China by the China world records association.