"Summer Palace - 17 Arch Bridge" Top 5 Page for this destination Summer Palace Tip by SLLiew

Summer Palace, Beijing: 311 reviews and 620 photos

  From a distance
by SLLiew

This impressive 17 Arch Bridge (Shiqikong Qiao) spans across Kunming Lake to Nanhu Island. There are elaborate beast carvings. The bridge is reputed to be built during the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799);

Not to be confused with the Marco Polo Bridge (Lugou Qiao) which 16 miles outside Beijing that is famous for the outbreak of Sino-Japanese War 1937.

Address: Northwest of Beijing
Phone: +86 10 6288 1144
Website: http://www.summerpalace-china.com

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  • Updated Oct 12, 2006
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