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Tower of Buddhist Incense(Summer Palace): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name Summer Palace is a bit deceiving for us tourists because it is either way too hot and muggy, or theres a downpour of rain...or both (which happened to me)! Its still historic and pleasant enough but dress accordingly.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dreamanddoers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult to work out how to get to the top, especially if you are struggling in the heat. Great view of the park from up there though. But very busy, midweek August

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

historical place,Beautiful palace. When we visited in August, some lilies were in bloom and were beautiful to see. The food there is a bit expensive,The boat ride wasn't very interesting, but provided a break for tired legs.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gasometer s
Reviewed 26 June 2019

during your visit to the Summer Palace, take the boat across the lake If you can take a longer boat ride, it is worth it. Picture worthy scenery.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AJG-Vt
Reviewed 21 June 2019

For me this was one of the highlights of the Summer Palace. The views at the top were breathtaking. However I wouldn't recommend it for children or the elderly as you have to climb alot of steps.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chloe F
Reviewed 4 June 2019

The Tower of Buddist Incense is both the highest point and the most recognisable symbol of the Summer Palace. It is quite a climb - both up and down but worth it. We entered the Summer Palace through the North Gate and after walking our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank stephenbrg
Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

But for the crowds during my visit, this is a seemingly very peaceful and tranquil place of worship. Views of the Summer Palace grounds and waters are excellent from the upper levels. The stairs can be slippery.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 27 May 2019

These tickets are separate from the "door" tickets to the Summer Palace-- if you're like me and arrived too late to get the "all-inclusive" ticket at the main gate, don't worry, you can still buy tickets to this individually. And it is definitely worth it....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank luxdelumine
Reviewed 5 May 2019

Humans always feel relaxed by seeing the water and sitting there, so you can experience this feeling and enjoy it in this place. It has a good weather.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alfredzapata
Reviewed 9 March 2019 via mobile

It is a high point of the Summer Palace. Be prepared for a big climb. This whole area us an incredible and historic site not to be missedm

Date of experience: January 2019
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