Beijing Summer Palace. 1982

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The Emperor Qianlong aménagea the old Summer Palace, to be the residence of his mother in 1750 (15 th year of his reign) in the northwest of Beijing , where were already other imperial palaces since the xii th century . Craftsmen reproduced the architectural styles of various palaces gardens of China.

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© Nikitas Diamadis on July 1, 2008


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