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Opening times
Date Hours Last entry
April 1st-October 31st 6:30-20:00 18:00
National day 6:00-20:00 18:00
November 1st-March 31st 7:00-19:00 17:00
Gallery opening time:
  • April 1st - October 31st:
    8:30 - 17:00
  • November 1st - March 31st:
    9:00 - 16:00
(Including Wenchang Gallery,Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Buddhist of Incense, Suzhou street)
Admissions & ticketing
  • General admission
  • SuperSaver Admission
  • Ticketed Galleries
  • Date Adults Students with ID
    April 1st-October 31st 30RMB 15RMB
    November 1st-March 31st 20RMB 10RMB
  • Date Adults Students with ID
    April 1st - October 31st 60RMB 30RMB
    November 1st-March 31st 50RMB 25RMB
  • (Wenchang Gallery, Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Buddhist of Incense, Suzhou street 5RMB);
    Children under 1.2 meters in height: Free concessions exclude graduate and adult or continuing education students
  • General Admission (entrance ticket)includesadmission to almost 3000 ancient halls withmore than 300 hectares. SuperSaver Admission (through tickets) include admission to all four Galleries SuperSaver tickets are only available at the ticket office of the Summer Palace.
  • General Admission (entrance ticket)includesadmission to almost 3000 ancient halls withmore than 300 hectares. SuperSaver Admission (through tickets) include admission to all four Galleries SuperSaver tickets are only available at the ticket office of the Summer Palace.
  • General Admission (entrance ticket)includesadmission to almost 3000 ancient halls withmore than 300 hectares. SuperSaver Admission (through tickets) include admission to all four Galleries SuperSaver tickets are only available at the ticket office of the Summer Palace.
Planning your visit
  • Boating
  • Ferries
  • DOCK TYPE PRICE
    Wechang Electric/pedalist boat Electric boat:80RMB per hour(four seats )/120RMBPer hour(six seats) with refundable depositPedalist boat:60RMB per hour (four seats)/80RMB per hour (six seats) with refundable deposit
    Hall of Clear Ripplesd Pedalist boat
    Hall of Dispelling Clouds Electric/pedalist boat
    Yu Zaoxuan Electric/pedalist boat
    We provides the tourists with a safe and enjoyable environment for recreational boating. There are three types of boat for tourists including pedalist boat and electric boat. Tourists can escape on a relaxing tour on Kunming Lake while experiencing the incredible natural beauty of the Summer Palace.
    Don’t drink alcohol while boating
  • To Nanhu islang wharf from: To Bronze Ox wharf from:
    Gate of Dispelling Marble boat wharf
    Marble boat wharf
    To Nanhu islang wharf from: To Gate of Dispelling Clouds wharf from:
    Nanhu island wharf Nanhu island wharf
    Bronze Ox wharf
    Looking for a great day out on the Summer Palace or embracing the offshore breeze around Kunming Lake? There is a better way! Take our dragon boat! Our ferries carry passengers between front hill area to eastern shore of the Summer PalaceAvailable from March 1st to December 31st, 20RMB per person Service is provided every 15 minutes from 8.30 am – 16.30 pm For periods of heavy weather, ferry services may be stopped.
    Don’t drink alcohol while boating
Getting here
Find your way
The left icons represent the subway, the parking lot, the bus, and the click to see where they are near the Summer Palace
Restaurant
The Hall of Listening to the Orioles
The ancient Chinese liken the warble of an oriole to beautiful songs and melodies, hence the name. It was used to be a theater. Banquet were held here when opera was performed once. Now the hall is one of the most famous, time-honored restaurant in China, featuring imperial dishes and desserts.It is a must for many foreign visitors to have lunch here when they come to Beijing. More than one hundred heads of state worldwide have dined here and the late Premier Zhou Enlai has held banquets here in honor of state guests.