"Marble Boat" Summer Palace Tip by rafscab

Summer Palace, Beijing: 311 reviews and 620 photos


The Marble Boat was built in the 19th century and has an infamous story. It's construction was financed with funds originally raised for the creation of a modern chinese navy. Instead of war ships, the emperor built a single boat of marble.

Address: Northwest of Beijing
Phone: 010-62881144
Website: http://www.summerpalace-china.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 11, 2006
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