China to restore Imperial Summer Resort
Published on Jan 5, 2011
China’s government is planning to invest CNY600 million (US$91 million) to restore and preserve the Imperial Summer Resort in Chengde, Hebei province. Xinhua reported that more than 30 experts will be involved in the five-year renovation project, which is intended to restore the UNESCO-listed site to its former glory. Covering an area of 5.6km2, the Summer Mountain Resort was originally used during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).
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