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3 Apr 2017
“Residence of Empress Dowager Cixi”
15 Aug 2016
“Beautiful place inside one of Beijing's best attractions”
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This Hall was the residence of the Empress Dowager Cixi and is the largest residential quarters in the Summer Palace. The Empress Dowager would stay here from the fourth lunar month to the start of the tenth lunar month each year. Most of her final...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The place is very beaufitul and lies inside one of Beijing's best tourist spots, the Summer Palace. You have to plan before going to the Summer palace because the place is quite big. Otherwise, you may miss important places like this one.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Fantastic place to visit, it goes on for ever. Not as picturesque as other places we visited, but the history is fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

The bronze statures in front of the building are interesting. Although the building its self is not so special.

Date of experience: October 2014
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