Bridge of Knowing the Fish-Beijing Summer Palace

Built during the reign of Emperor Qianlong (1736-1795), the bridge got its name from a conversation between ancient Chinese philosophers Zhuangzi and Huishi, who talked while watching fish. The bridge was built close to the surface of the water to make watching fish easier. Inscribed on the stone archway at the end of the bridge are poems written by Emperor Qianlong.
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