East & Southeast Asia :: China
(also see separate Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan entries)
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The Tower of Buddhist Incense rises over the Temple of Buddhist Virtue at the Summer Palace in Beijing. The Palace - termed the Gardens of Nurtured Harmony in Chinese - was a summer resort for the imperial family. It consists of palaces, gardens, a lake, and a hill. Gardens have been at the site since the 12th century; construction of the Summer Palace began in 1750.
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