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Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan), Beijing

(4.3/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
An oasis of greenery in the middle of a busy district, Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan) offers tranquility and diversions. These 21 hectares (52 acres) of intricately designed landscape center around an altar to the sun god, built in 1530. Join locals in Tai Chi exercises, try your luck angling at the lake, test a rock-climbing wall, or have fun at the children's amusement park. A large, picturesque pond complete with intricately carved stone cliffs, stone bridges, and pagodas provides a relaxing environment away from the traffic and bustle. For Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan) and beyond, use our Beijing vacation planner to get the most from your Beijing vacation.
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  • This park is located in heart of old Beijing, it was once the grounds of an important ancient temple. Today it is a lively place where people of all ages come to meet. Early morning is active with man...  more »
  • The Kuntai Royal Park to the South in the middle of the Embassy district, close to the Selyempiachoz (Silk Street, Xiushui) Unlike most of the entrance to the park for free (at least 3 weeks ago even though the park was:-)) not too big, but it is excellent that people opt out of the city enjoy many, if only for a few minutes.
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  • 日坛比我想的人要少很多,环境还不错,适合来散步。周边都是使馆区,所以不吵闹,一路走过来都少见行人和游客,感受一下帝王祭拜太阳神的盛况。