"Summer Palace Marble Boat" Summer Palace Tip by geekgrrl

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  Marble Boat
by geekgrrl
 
 

This boat was built with huge stones and is 36 meters long. Although made of wood, the superstructure is painted white, looking like a marble boat. It was first built in 1750. It burned in 1860 and was rebuilt in 1893.

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

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  • Written Jun 12, 2004
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