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Ritan Park (South Gate), Beijing

(4.3/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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. For Ritan Park (South Gate) and beyond, use our Beijing vacation planner to get the most from your Beijing vacation.
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  • Once The Temple of the Sun and now a scenic park, this is an ideal place to hang out and observe the locals practicing tai-chi, sword-play, dancing or martial art. There is also a climbing wall and ch...  more »
  • Temple of heaven, or temple, Temple of moon, Temple of earth around the forbidden city one. It was in the park free of charge and. The altar of the God of the Sun. The Festival 3/19? In is not only seen from the outside because of the events. After this, I went to the Temple of heaven is so different? Is think about ordinary Park.
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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 »
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  • Nice park to spend free time in but not in summer because it is extremely hot and humid.
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