Experience a tea ceremony in the afternoon, a centuries-old ritual featuring delicate flavors and aromas.
Rooms and suites feature exposed roof beams and polished Jin clay tile floors inspired by the Ming and Qing dynasties. Regal pathways connect the garden courtyards.
A range of restaurants on the property includes a Chinese restaurant inspired by Ming Dynasty cuisine focusing on Cantonese and Imperial dishes, a Japanese restaurant featuring Japanese-French cuisine, and the Grill with prime meats cooked in Western style.
At the subterranean spa, Imperial traditions influence therapies such as acupuncture, massage, and moxibustion. Seasonal herbal poultices are used to create warmth, stimulate circulation, and ease tension.
Explore the splendor and elaborate architecture of the Summer Palace’s gardens, pavilions, bridges, and theater by foot or by boat. Visit studios and shops to see artisans at work on traditional crafts such as tapestries and carved lacquer.
1 Gongmenqian Street, Summer Palace. Beijing, 100091 China
Beijing Capital International Airport.
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