Summer Palace is located on the outskirts of Beijing. It is about 40 minute taxi ride from Tianmen Square, and very worth it. Summer time is the best time to visit this complex, with all trees and water lillies in full bloom. Alocate about 3-4 hours to see everything, hire local guide to get the most out of your visit.

UpperPalace PalaceTop EntryGate Bells MarbleBoat RoofEdge Temple Of Heaven