Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sheli Pagoda | China


Postcard
The Mountain Resort (the Qing dynasty's summer palace), in Hebei Province, was built between 1703 and 1792. It is a vast complex of palaces and administrative and ceremonial buildings. Temples of various architectural styles and imperial gardens blend harmoniously into a landscape of lakes, pastureland and forests. Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde is a UESCO World Heritage site.

This card pictures the Sheli Pagoda, the only structure that remained remained of the Buddhist temple of Yongyou.

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