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Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointing, so much history. But the boat look old and falling apart. Getting a photo can be a challenge as there will be a 1000 chinese people trying to take photo as well.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank OCDane
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

A delightful piece of whimsy. Built to replace an actual boat there is no way this is every going to floaty, as it's made of marble. The upper section is faux marble - wood painted to look like

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 8 June 2019

Located to the western side of the Long Gallery at the Summer Palace the Quinyan (or 'Marble') Boat was built by the Emperor Quinlong as a symbol that the Qing Dynasty was as stable and enduring as a rock. It is not particularly interesting by...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great boat to show off wealth of the emperor the stone boat made to look marble actually wood i believe Amazing spot for photos in the summer palace

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 28 May 2018

When you visit the Summer Palace you will eventually wander to where this boat is located at the edge of the lake. Certainly interesting to view, and quite impressive. Of course this was not practical to be built, but it does show the wealth of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Randall K
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This marble boat was built by emperor Qianlong in 1755 within the summer palace on the Kunming lake . A long wooden covered bridge is leading to it . Actually made of wood and painted as if made of marble. The emperor was criticized for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Qingyan Stone Boat is great marble boat on the lake and is actually located at the summer palace. You will take great pictures with the boat as background.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yossinir123
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This boat was made for the empress. It’s marble!!! Goes nowhere and sits in the water. You cannot go on it. BUT it is still worth the walk thru the summer palace grounds to see.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debrar293
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is probably not the sort of attraction that I would make an effort to see. However, it is at the Summer Palace on the edge of Kunming Lake so I thought to just go along and have a look. The boat is not functional...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I have to disagree with previous reviewers about not worth walking down to see this boat. This is a very special piece of history on display here. A stone boat carved beautifully and majestically though not functioning and of no use. Isn't that what most...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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