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Hall of Benevolence and Longevity

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Address: Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091, China
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Renshoudian

Located in the Summer Palace, this building was known as Renshoudian and was the Emperor administrative hall. In the middle of the hall is a platform with a throne with nine... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Summer Palace, this building was known as Renshoudian and was the Emperor administrative hall. In the middle of the hall is a platform with a throne with nine dragons and a red sandalwood screen. The Empress Cixi managed the affairs of the court, unseen, from behind the screen. The courtyard is filled with impressive sculptures but what... More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

When visiting the temples and palaces in Beijing, this has to be on your list. It is takes you back to the time when the emperors built these places as a route to heaven. Just beautiful.

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