Chengde is a city in the Chinese province of Hebei and has about 500,000 inhabitants. The city is a great place for a daytrip from Beijing, especially via the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall. Chengde is only 1 hour past Jinshanling.
Van de Chengde Reisgids
The Emperor's Summer Palace
June 20, 2011 Our first stop of the day was to the summer palace that the Qing Emperors used to travel 2-3 weeks from Beijing to in Chengde, China. (Remember, this whole time the Emperor was carried and never set his feet on the ground. Amazing!) The area is mostly forests/farms and they used to travel ...
Posted in Summer 2011 by Ariel968