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The Summer Palace, China: Garden of the Heavenly Empress (12:40)

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The Summer Palace in Beijing—first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886—is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as pavilions, halls, palaces, temples and bridges to form a harmonious ensemble of outstanding aesthetic value.

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The Summer Palace, China: Garden of the Heavenly Empress

Part of the Series : Treasures of the World: Eastern and Southeastern Asia
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The Summer Palace in Beijing—first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886—is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as pavilions, halls, palaces, temples and bridges to form a harmonious ensemble of outstanding aesthetic value.

Length: 13 minutes

Item#: BVL144269

ISBN: 978-1-64347-429-8

Copyright date: ©2002

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