Ritan Park (South Gate), Beijing

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#19 of 163 in Parks in Beijing
An oasis of greenery in the middle of a busy district, Ritan Park (South Gate) 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. Add Ritan Park (South Gate) to your Beijing travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Beijing itinerary builder .
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  • The Park is located near the famous Rue Yabao Lu. Not is full of tourists, rather, it is a favorite of Chinese leisure park. Pure, free toilets, all bad, there are daily gymnastic activities. It is interesting to see how the Chinese, before or after it, hurry to get physical activity, pleasant emotions. Sample rest for us. Also a place for relaxation and solitude. If live in Beijing-conveniently next to this park also, next door, a large children's Hospital.
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  • Beijing lacks green spaces, period, and especially so in center city. This is a great park in the old Embassy area, so really among the most tree covered places in the entire city. Daily tai chi class...  more »
  • Situated in the embassy area just west of the CBD this lovely park literally translates as Temple of the Sun and was a place for ritual sacrifice to the Sun by successive emperors of the Ming and Qing...  more »
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  • This is a really beautiful park with a lot of interesting things to see!! There's a gorgeous little lake with a lot of nice places to sit and enjoy the sunshine. On a beautiful, sunny day, this is the best place to be!!!
  • very nice place to visit
  • Find here all Chinese sports!
  • Can locate easily
  • Nice park to spend free time in but not in summer because it is extremely hot and humid.

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