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Kubla Khan in 1260 took up residence in this palace, which today is a 168-acre park filled with historic buildings, restaurants and a lake.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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No.1 Wenjin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100034, China
+86 10 6404 0610
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice place to walk, there are ponds with lots of fish, water deer, restaurants with all kinds of food, stalls selling things of all kinds, the place is very pleasant, many people walk around

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank עליזה צ'פניק ס
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Many things to see in this beautiful park and enjoy the fresh breeze off the lake waters. There are the lake, willow trees, lotus plants, fish in the water ( possibly young Koi fish), buildings and structures, ancient style bridge, and more. Great place to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had s rickshaw ride here and enjoyed. Disappointed that it was a very short ride and even though we paid in advance with our tour operator we were required to give an tip of a specific amount per person regardless.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rochort12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lovely oasis in bustling Beijing! It is a massive park around a huge Boating lake. When we visited the weather was beautiful so Beijingers were also out in force. We struggled to get on a boat because of this but I think...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rosegrove77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful park. My favourite bits were the gardens inside which they control how many people can go in at a time meaning for once somewhere in Beijing felt quiet and peaceful

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cozzah99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I picked a great time of year to visit - early May. The park was full of blooming flowers and amazing sights. It's a very big park, so you can walk for hours and see lots of beauty. I found it very peaceful and enjoyable....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Meander28682938451
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was fun being there in the early morning watching the many groups of people doing all types of exercise and dance-exercise, slowly given the elderly age of many of them. Watch out though, there is no exit down the entire, long western edge of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a quite and relaxing walk after the (usually) chaotic visit to the forbidden city, just walk east from the north forbidden city gate: Beihai is an oasis of tranquillity. There are a few scenic spots (don't miss the small island with the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iacopov189
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first day in Beijing we were tired after the flight and didn’t have the energy for the crowds at the main sights. So we made the good decision to recharge ourselves by walking through some parks. We began with Jingshan Park and then continued...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kursi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this park twice so it is obvious I really liked it. This park is easy to reach via subway. It is affordable and although it is busy it is not uncomfortably so. There is a Tibetan style temple in the middle and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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15 March 2019|
Response from -Guzzis-are-ace- | Reviewed this property |
Anytime after 6pm is good, there will still be plenty of daylight and after 6 the temperature starts to cool which is good as June is very hot in Beijing. Enjoy Beihai Park!!
19 February 2016|
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Response from YonghongIL | Reviewed this property |
I donot know exactly but it should not be that difficult to get to the top of the small hill. I was there a couple of times. I was there during Xmas breaks 2012/2015, Thanksgiving break Nov 2014. The Dec 2012 was extremely... More
Kathleen L
8 September 2015|
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Response from Scozziegirl | Reviewed this property |
There is a cafe inside this park but mainly sells snack foods and ice creams, cold drinks. No hot drinks though.