The Mountain Resort and
its Outlying Temples in Chengde
Inscribed :1994 Criteria: C (ii) (iv)

Justification for Inscription: 
Report of the 18th Session of the Committee

1998 State of Conservation Report
 


Brief description:
The Mountain Resort, the Qing dynasty's summer palace, in Hebei Province, was built between 1703 and 1792. It is a vast complex of palaces and administrative and ceremonial buildings. Temples of various architectural styles and Imperial gardens subtly blend into a landscape of lakes, pasture land and forests. In addition to its aesthetic interest, the Mountain Resort is a rare historic vestige of the final development of feudal society in China.


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