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Old Summer Palace Beijing-Harmonious Wonder:

Harmonious Wonder in most Western European Palaces, consists of a main building of Harmonious Wonder, composed of fountains and water building North of the main building. Is the European Palaces of the first Western-style buildings.

Harmonious Wonder from 12 years of Qianlong (1747) to start planning, Western missionaries from Italy who design of Frenchman Michel benoist and Giuseppe Castiglione, to the reign of 16 years (1751) was completed in the autumn, four years before and after.

Harmonious Wonder plane semicircle arc, as three of the main building. Layer I, Layer II was seven, top three, built on both sides of the top balcony, on the first floor Hall out of the arc platform veranda, veranda built a two-story octagonal building, at the end, hanging from reign to reign in the curved veranda to an audience with the portrait of the missionaries in China.

Just to the South of the arc step on either side of the main building you can directly go to the platform on the second floor. Wall built on a platform with glass railings and Western patterns of coloured bars. Each placed a pair of Western lions on both sides of the platform.

Harmonic funny Palace with throne, after shine on the throne, throne and shine is designed by langshining. Harmonic fun decorations and furnishings of the Palace are also Western style. Western Luo Jing Temple furnishings lamps, hanging mirrors, such as celestial globe and armillary sphere, Western enamel Lotus flower lights. Harmonious Wonder on the temple walls, hung up in the West and brought tribute to Western wear gold and silver sheath silver Western sword. 58 years of Qianlong (1793) United Kingdom Envoy Lord Macartney visited China, King qiaozhisanshi sent by the Qianlong emperor's birthday gift, aboveboard the temple after the emperor Qianlong Yulan, most of which are placed in the European Palaces. Items such as Western ship models, goose neck glass lamp is placed within a Harmonious Wonder. In addition, Harmonious Wonder House collection of copperplate map of Western building several sets.

Harmonious Wonder North and South of the main building there is a Western-style fountain, just south of the large fountain, pool Center has a western end of stone fish, stone fish washed up on the water. When water is spraying water column of up to several meters. Stone fish stuff each with a copper shrimp, Northern pool has six copper goose and sheep pool then went into copper and copper, copper duck the two cats, there is water to the pool water. Harmonic funny fountain on the north side is smaller, only 4.5 metres in diameter, Ikenouchi is a copper fish and four by four small spray Tower consisting of three-tier smaller fountains.

Northwest in the main building of Harmonious Wonder built for water supply of the harmonic fun fountain building, commonly known as water storage building. In building water storage and water is introduced from the inlet holes on the north side. Water storage building is the early 3 Mule pulling the water tankers to the upstairs water and switched to artificial water because the water wheel damage.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
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Uploaded: 25/03/2012
Updated: 19/06/2014
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