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Reviewed May 27, 2018

When you visit the Summer Palace you will eventually wander to where this boat is located at the edge of the lake. Certainly interesting to view, and quite impressive. Of course this was not practical to be built, but it does show the wealth of...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

This marble boat was built by emperor Qianlong in 1755 within the summer palace on the Kunming lake . A long wooden covered bridge is leading to it . Actually made of wood and painted as if made of marble. The emperor was criticized for...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Qingyan Stone Boat is great marble boat on the lake and is actually located at the summer palace. You will take great pictures with the boat as background.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This boat was made for the empress. It’s marble!!! Goes nowhere and sits in the water. You cannot go on it. BUT it is still worth the walk thru the summer palace grounds to see.

Thank Debra R
Reviewed February 10, 2018

This is probably not the sort of attraction that I would make an effort to see. However, it is at the Summer Palace on the edge of Kunming Lake so I thought to just go along and have a look. The boat is not functional...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed February 1, 2018

I have to disagree with previous reviewers about not worth walking down to see this boat. This is a very special piece of history on display here. A stone boat carved beautifully and majestically though not functioning and of no use. Isn't that what most...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Interesting, but not much else to see; take a photo and move on to enjoy the walkway with the paintings. Nice bit of history.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Saw this boat whilst walking around the summer palace. Was impressed with how well maintained it was. Nice photo op!

Thank Dundalk84
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Lying on Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace, this stone boat can be viewed from the Long Corridor. Visitors are not allowed on board so its only photography at a distance.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed January 12, 2017

It's a nice sight to see but you won't need a lot of time to see everything about it. I bet it doesn't even really float. ;)

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