Beijing, Marble boat

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At the western end of the gallery in the edge of water, a marble boat, built with the blocks of the base of a temple destroys in 1860, is anchored forever. It is said that for its realization, in 1893, Cixi (the widow of the Xianfeng emperor) would have drawn from the funds which defense reserved for the constitution of a modern fleet to fight against Occident.
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Beijing, Marble boat

Beijing, Marble boat

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