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Located on the highest point in Beijing City, this park was built in 1179 during the Jin Dynasty and today provides visitors with sweeping views of the Forbidden City located below.
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No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Forbidden City was done selling tickets for the day when we got there. This park from across the street was a good alternative. Entrance is cheap but you can see Forbidden City from the top. This also offers a view of the city. The climb...More

Thank RowenaG8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I liken this to the views from the Eiffel Tower in Paris. You feel you are on top of the world - you can see the city all around - and the lights sparkle below. It is a bit of a climb and in summer...More

Thank 5frys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place to relax a bit after the forbidden city. Right next to the entrance there is a place where you can buy food. Going up the steps to the top is also very rewarding. You get a beautiful view of the Forbidden...More

Thank Zaheer K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just walk north of the forbidden city and up the hill and you will be treated to an amazing view back to the south of the entire complex. the hill is a moderate hike up, most anyone should be able to do it at a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite place also cool in the summer with all of the trees Has the best view of the entire city 360 degrees

Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice shady areas with a nice tea room. Perfect stop after exiting the north gate of the forbidden city (right across the street). If not too tired, consider hiking up to the temple (not that onerous) to enjoy a wonderful view. Also, those in search...More

Thank ICUR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right across the road from the exit to the Forbidden City is a lush, green park with a tiny entrance fee (2 yuan). There are several pagodas which require a bit of a climb but it was well worth it for the view back across...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Climb the stairs to the top of the hill and be rewarded with a full view of the Forbidden city. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from the forbidden city this park is awesome. It’s got a lot of activities going on in the afternoon when it’s bit cooler. Very clean and awesome place to go and just watch people do their dancing and playing with kites.

Thank 103krishd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jingshan Park is opposite the North Gate of the Palace Musuem or Forbidden City. If you haven’t had enough exercise then for 2CNY you can enter the park. Walking up the stairs to the centre of the park you get a nice view back over...More

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30 April 2017|
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Response from HKeater | Reviewed this property |
Multiple levels to the top. You can stop rest at any of the pavillions.
Daisy D
11 February 2015|
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Response from Yanikah | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, there are bicycle rental companies, like Bike Beijing and the others, but Beijing does not allow riding in the parks. If you want to ride a comfortable tour around town and learn what's going on: check in on WanLin... More