The Summer Palace-- Museum of Chinese Gardening
Also known as Qingyanfang, it was made with huge stone blocks in 1755. The 36-meter-long immovable boat has two tiers. It was placed in the lake to symbolize the steadfast rule of the Qing Dynasty.
|Looking south from the Longevity Hill, one feels as if the Seventeen-Arch Bridge and the Nanhu Island were floating on the Kunming Lake|
|Looking like a rainbow, the 17-Arch Bridge is eight metres wide and 150 metres long and links the East Causeway with the Nanhu Island on Kunming Lake.|
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