Friday, August 31, 2007

Chengde Mountain Resort - Part II

It is composed of two parts, the palace area and garden scenery area. The latter is divided into the Lake, Plain and Mountain Zones. The resort has a total of 72 scenic wonders designated by Kangxi and Qianlong emperors. Hall of Frugality and Placidity is the front hall of the palace area, where the emperors of Qing Dynasty held important ceremonies, received officials and chieftains of ethnic groups.

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