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Beijing Summer Palace Admission Ticket

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USD 4.50
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    What to Expect
    The Summer Palace is located 9 miles (15 kilometers) from downtown Beijing, and can be reached via subway by Beigongmen metro station. First built in 1750, it is the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China and was used by the emperors to rest and entertain.

    The site, which covers a total of 2.9 square kilometers and incorporates a huge lake, was considerably enlarged during the reign of Empress Dowager Cixi who effectively controlled China for 47 years between 1861 and 1908. Besides the lake and the main hill, this impressive complex includes several pavilions, towers, bridges, corridors and even a marble boat.

    This is the main entrance ticket to the Summer Palace. For 4 extra attractions: Tower of Buddhist Incense; Dehe garden; Suzhou Street and Wenchang Tower you should pay extra fee at spot.

    In order to access the park, please scan the QR code at the entrance turnstiles.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Beijing Summer Palace
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Extra optional attractions inside the park
    • Audio guide in 19 languages
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • IMPORTANT: After booking, you may receive an instant confirmation email or mobile ticket, but these CANNOT be used to redeem your entrance ticket
    • You will receive a separate voucher email via the local operator with your admission ticket with QR Code within 5 days of your selected entry day
    • If your travel window is within 3 days from your booking day, you will receive your admission ticket with QR Code within 20 hours
    • Redemption Method: Use your QR Code at the ticket office entrance or scan your QR code at the gate's entrance machine for direct access
    • Trouble at Entrance: If you are having trouble at the entrance, please see the ticket attendant at the ticket office. Please note that their English may be limited
    • Children under 6 years old or under 1.2 meters high access for free.
    • Redemption time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Tickets must be used on the specific day
    • Tickets can only be used once. Re-entry not allowed
    • All guests under the same reservation must enter the park together
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful lakeside gardens in the Palace, lovely, small museum plus the lakeside views. The marble boat was a surprise feature!

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank TonyLaw48
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    It’s an admission ticket - it got us in to the summer palace nice and quickly! Easy to book, then quickly received an email with the QR code which you scan at the barriers to get in.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank megan_docksey
    Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

    This is really something you should see. Minimum at the same level as The Forbidden City. We went there on a Wednesday afternoon and it was not too crowded. We spent 2 hours but you can be there all day - there is a lot...More

    1  Thank kena105
    Reviewed 18 May 2019

    This is a large place with lots to see. Very scenic but very busy as it is a popular place to visit. We took about 3 hours for our visit. Enjoyed every minute.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank LeoAndDorothy
    Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

    Lovely walk around Kunming Lake within Summer palace area. Boat hire all closed on our visit as way to windy. Easy to get there on subway. Be prepared for lots if walking

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Norm K
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