The Summer Palace photo photo copyrighted by: Brian McMorrow
The initial construction of the Summer Palace began in 1750, commissioned by
Emperor Qinglong as a gift for his mother's birthday. The construction took 15
years to complete. It had the name "Qingyi Yuan" (Garden of Clear Ripples) at
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