Parks in Beijing

The Chinese capital is a huge stone metropolis that has many picturesque natural corners. For residents and guests of Beijing, they serve not only as a place for walking and recreation, but also as an opportunity to get in touch with the historical past. The green parks of the capital are entire open-air museums, where well-preserved monuments of architecture — temples, pavilions, and galleries rise among the age-old trees. In the past, famous emperors, as well as representatives of aristocratic families, spent time here and walking.

Many parks are located in the very center of Beijing, very close to the Forbidden City. The most famous scenic "Beihai" belonged to the rulers. The popular Jingshan Park, located on a hill, offers a magnificent view of the "forbidden" imperial residence and Zhongshan, where tulips grow.

  1. Beihai Park in Beijing

The Imperial Garden in Beijing was founded in the 10th century, but it was not open to the general public in 1925. It is listed among the largest Chinese gardens and contains many historically significant buildings, palaces and temples. The buildings and landscapes of this park are masterpieces of landscape design, reflecting the style and magnificent architectural skills and the richness of the art of creating a traditional Chinese garden.

The park has an area of ​​over 69 hectares, more than half of this space is occupied by Beihai Lake. In the center of the park on the 32 meters rises is Tsyunhua Island To the north of the park is Lake Qianhai, to the south - Zhonghai (Middle Sea).

The park includes such sights as the Buddhist White Stupa, two restored Buddhist temples, the Pavilion of the Five Dragons, the Wall of the Nine Dragons, the Round Wall and the Hall of Reception of the Light.

Address: 1 Wenjin St, Xicheng Qu

  1. Jingshan Park in Beijing

Jingshan Park (or Landscape Mountain Park) in Beijing is artificial hills with a height of about 45 meters and an area of ​​more than 230 square meters. Now it is a public park.

Initially, the park was an imperial garden, which was built in the era of the Ming dynasty. The park consists of five hills, and a Chinese-style palace is built on top of each hill. These gazebos are great for relaxing and having fun with friends.

At the highest point of the mountain, 43 meters high, in the center of the park is the Vanchunting arbor, which is considered to be the center of historic Beijing. From the hill there is a beautiful view of the many sights of the city.

Jingshan Park is especially popular with older people who love dancing, singing and other cultural events.

Address: Xi Cheng Qu

  1. Xiaolongmen National Park in Beijing

Xiaolongmen National Park is located on the highest point in Beijing - Mount Lishan, 114 kilometers from the city center. The park covers an area of ​​771 hectares, on which beautiful mountains spread, historical monuments such as the Great Wall of China, towers and fortresses.

Xiaolongmen is a natural zoo and botanical garden, in which more than 700 species of animals live and more than 800 species of plants grow. This is a good place for sightseeing, conferences and research, as well as summer camps.

It is advisable to visit the park four times a year - in each season, which is surprising and unusual in its own way. Here you can set up a campground, and you can also stay in a local hotel.

Address: Xiaolongmen Village, Qijia Village, Qingshui Town, Mentougou District

  1. Xiayunling National Park in Beijing

Xiayunling National Park, located 76 kilometers from Beijing’s urban area, is a huge nature reserve for recreation.

It covers an area of ​​218 square kilometers, of which 73 percent is covered by forests. The warm climate and unique landscape made the park one of the most visited places in Beijing.

The park has several interesting sights, among which the most popular are underground karst caves and a mountain height of 2,000 meters.

In the park, tourists can experience the perfect combination of the beauty of nature with the richness of cultural heritage. Subalpine meadows with hundreds of flowering plants, underground caves, rich flora and fauna with Chinese pines, eastern thujas, white birches and larch trees and rare species of animals are protected by the state.

Address: Xiayunling County, Fangshan District

  1. Fangshan Geological Park in Beijing

Fangshan Geological Park is the first registered park in the field of geology belonging to UNESCO sites. Since June 2009, the park has been a geological research base of the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources of China. The park is located on the border of Beijing and Hubei province.

The total area of ​​the park is 954 square kilometers. Sometimes the park is called a natural geological museum, as the example of the existing rocks and topography can be traced to the evolution of the Earth. There are mountains and picturesque valleys of amazing shape, stone grottoes and karst caves, buildings with ancient architecture.

The park plays a significant role in the economic development of the country. This is a park, which is also a place for camping, trekking and geotourism.

Address: No.3.Yuehua Street, Liang Country, Fangshan District

  1. Side Park in Beijing

Side Park is one of Beijing’s public urban parks and receives visitors daily from 6 am to 9 pm. It is located in the picturesque area of Chaoyang and covers an area of 16.7 hectares.

In the period from 1993 to 1998, the park was restructured; the park areas were landscaped. Since 2000, the park has been transferred to the Chaoyang District Bureau of Agriculture and Forestry. Employees of the Bureau made a significant contribution to the development of services in the park.

Address: No.9 Jiangtai West Road, Chaoyang

  1. Jiufeng Forest Park in Beijing

National Forest Park is located 18 kilometers from the Summer Palace.

The park is known for its stunning natural landscape. Old winding paths lead zigzags to Mount Jiufeng and along the way there are beautiful views of the entire mountainous area covered with pine forest.

The park covers an area of ​​over 830 hectares and is a treasure trove of rare plants. There are also many historical landmarks in the park, such as the Jiufeng villa built during the Liao dynasty, the Ming Xiufeng temple, the Xing dynasty Xiangtang temple, the first seismological station in China built in the 1930s.

Address: West of Bei'anhe Viliage, Sujiatuo Town, Haidian District

  1. Nyangguan Park in Beijing

Nyangguan Park is a picturesque park with entertainment for the whole family: there is a playground, an outdoor pool, a gym and other facilities with first-class service to meet the various demands of tourists.

The park was built in 1956, and its restoration was carried out in 2002. Nanguan is the first ecological park in which stations for water purification are built. Purified water is used to irrigate trees and flowers. The park has many natural lakes, bridges, fountains and waterfalls.

Its territory covers an area of ​​4,000 square meters. This is a small green oasis where locals and tourists find comfort and warmth and enjoy their favorite activities: playing musical instruments, reading, playing games, playing sports, and socializing.

There are restaurants in the park that many people visit after a hard day’s work.

Address: 5 号 Zhen Xian Hu Tong, DongZhiMen, Dong Cheng Qu

  1. Fenghuangling National Nature Park in Beijing

Fenghuangling National Park is located 30 kilometers from the center of Beijing and covers an area of ​​15.33 square kilometers.

The park combines beautiful natural landscapes with historical relics. Three excursion routes pass through its territory, which cover more than forty natural, historical, cultural and religious sites such as Shangfang Temple, Geyi Convent, Linglong Pagoda, stone towers, Cangzhen Cave, Longquan Temple, Three Buddha Cave, Yijing Pond, Stone Buddha of the Wei Dynasty, Cave of the Immortals and many others.

Address: No.19 Fenghuanling Road, Sujiatuo Town, Haidian District

  1.  Beijing International Sculpture Park

Beijing International Sculpture Park is located in a picturesque area of ​​Beijing. The park covers an area of ​​162 hectares and is a place where the natural landscape ideally combines with the art of sculpture.

The territory of the park is divided into two thematic zones: east and west. The eastern zone is also called urban. It houses modern sculptures in a modernist style. The western zone is called rural and it houses sculptures depicting scenes from rural life. In total, more than 200 sculptures from 40 countries of the world are exhibited in the park. Also in the park is a huge magnolia garden, numbering 5,000 trees.

Address: No. 2 Shijingshan Road, Xicheng District

  1.  Yanshan Park in Beijing

Yanshan Park is a leisure and entertainment park that has been around for more than 1,000 years. It has many historical and architectural landmarks such as the Ming Dynasty fountain, the Yuan Dynasty Pavilion, Yanshan Hall, various sculptures.

The park, built on the site of a former temple, consists of traditional Chinese gardens and has a rich culture. Camping and barbecue areas are located at the foot of the mountain.

From the top of the mountain there is a beautiful view of the village of Yanshan, the hills, forests and ponds. In the forests of the park there are many animals, and in the meadows grow beautiful plants, pleasing their flowering. In the reservoirs you can swim and relax on the beach, also adapted for sports.

Address: 28 号 Ying Feng Jie, Fang Shan Qu

  1.  Mangshan Forest Park in Beijing

Mangshan National Forest Park ranks first in forest area around Beijing. Forests cover 86.5% of the total park area and cover an area of ​​86 square kilometers. The park includes an artificial lake of Heaven and Mount Mang, whose height is 659 meters. At the top of the mountain is a 37-meter observation tower. The park has over 170 species of trees and flowers.

Amazingly beautiful nature, in fact, is the main attraction of the park, but not the only one. The park houses one of the largest stone statues of Buddha Maitreya weighing 1500 tons and almost 10 meters high.

Address: 2 Mangshan Road, Changping District

  1.  Jiulong Entertainment Park in Beijing

Jiulong Entertainment Park is a huge theme park that combines land-based entertainment and tourist facilities with water and underwater facilities. The park is located in the northern suburbs of Beijing on the lake. Ground-based facilities include observation platforms, a marina, a dining room and the Great Hall of the Dragon Palace. Dragon Palace was built in the heart of the lake in traditional Chinese style. Its height is 42.5 meters.

There is also an underwater Dragon Palace, one of a kind in all of Beijing. It immerses visitors in the mythical world of fantasy. It is the combination of tourist infrastructure with entertainment that makes Jiulong Park a unique place to relax.

Address: Ming Tombs Reservoir, Changping District

  1.  Forest Park Yufa in Beijing

Yufa Forest Park is famous for its trees, which are planted not in clear rows, but naturally, as in wildlife - this reflects their naturalness and beauty.

In the eastern part of the park there are planted trees, the leaves of which are red all year round. In total, the park has more than 150 species of various trees, including exotic and rare.

The Yufa forest park also contains rare species of wild animals, mainly tigers and lions. Animals live in conditions as close as possible to their natural habitat and even reproduce.

Address: Yufa Town, Daxing District

  1.  Ritan Park in Beijing

Ritan Park, located in the "Russian" district of Beijing, is a great place to relax and have a great time for Chinese and foreign tourists.

The park houses the Temple of the Sun, built in 1530 by the emperor of the Ming dynasty for sacrifices to the Sun.

In 1956, after the reconstruction and expansion of the territory to 246,613 square meters, the park was again opened to the public. Here everyone will find a place to their liking: gardens and playgrounds for entertainment, a fishing area for fishing enthusiasts, music festivals, flower exhibitions, platforms for creativity and active recreation.

In the park there are many architectural structures, lakes, flowers, trees, among which there are many ancient ones. For example, the 1100-year-old cypress, which is also called the “Nine Dragons”: the black branches of the tree, looking upwards, resemble the heads of dragons.

Address: Ritan Rd, Chaoyang

  1.  Beijing Yuetan Park

Peking Park Yuetan was built in 1530. It served as the place where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties sacrificed to the god of the moon and the gods of the stars, so the main object in the park is the altar of the moon. The park covers an area of ​​just over eight hectares. At its core, it is a classic Chinese garden.

The park is planted with many pines, cypresses and various ornamental plants. Of the architectural attractions can be identified Heavenly Gate, the bell tower, Pavilion Lanyue, Yuetan Palace, Pavilion Jiyue and Pavilion Yuegui. The thread of the moon runs like a thread through the park. Almost all the sights of the park are devoted to it.

Address: 6 Yuetan North Street, Xicheng District

  1.  Ming Dynasty City Wall Park in Beijing

The Ming Dynasty City Wall Park is located just three kilometers from the center of Beijing.

The main attractions of the park are the remains of the city wall, built in 1419 by Emperor Zhu Di, and the southeast tower, built in 1436. Along the wall, the length of which is one and a half kilometers, and in 2002, the park was divided.

The design of the park is the classic simplicity. More than 70,000 square meters of lawns were created in the park, about 110,000 flowers and more than 6,000 shrubs were planted, and 400 large Chinese-style gazebos were built.

Every year the park is visited by about 200,000 tourists.

Address: No.9 Chongwenmen East Main Street, Dongcheng District

  1.  Haidian Park in Beijing

Haidian Park is a city park located in the northwestern district of Beijing. It covers an area of ​​about 40 hectares, of which more than 30 hectares are green lands. The main attractions of the park are the picturesque rice fields, the Great Meadow, the garden on the water. By the way, the Great Meadow is the largest meadow in Beijing.

Also in the park there are many royal relics, such as Changchun Garden, Xihua Garden, Quan Temple and others.

Haidian Park often hosts mass cultural events, including the festival of contemporary music and the jazz festival.

Address: Northeast Corner of Wanquanhe Junction, Xibeisihuan Road, Haidian District

  1.  Park for fishing and recreation Fangshan Bixi in Beijing

Park for fishing and recreation Fangshan Bixi is a great place to relax, both alone and with the whole family. The park is located in the very center of Beijing and is very popular among tourists and locals.

In Fangshan Bixi Park, you can set up a tent camp, have a picnic for the whole family, and of course fish. No wonder that the main attraction of the park is the lake with numerous water channels. Fishing rod and everything you need for fishing can be taken at the local rental point.

After a walk on the green lawns of the park, it is worth visiting the recreation area. There are hammocks, a picnic area, a playground, as well as several cafes where you can taste traditional Chinese cuisine.

Address: Guang Yang Xi Lu, Fang Shan Qu

  1.  Lianhuachi Park in Beijing

Lianhuachi Park is located in close proximity to Beijing West Railway Station. Its total area is 44.6 hectares.

The park is a classic Chinese garden, built around the historic Lotus Pond. The pond has more than 3,000 years. Chinese pines, acacias, cedars and magnolias are planted on both sides of the pond. There are many flower beds. But the most stunning scenery is the view of the 80,000 lotus flowers on the pond.

Next to the pond there is a summer theater and musical fountains on either side of it. The best time to visit Lianhuachi Park is, of course, summer, when lotus flowers bloom on the pond.

Address: No. 48 Guangwailianhuachi Road, Fengtai District

  1.  Hong Ling Jin Park in Beijing

Hong Ling Jin Park is located about ten kilometers from the center of Beijing. It was created in 1958 as a place of rest and patriotic education of young people. The park covers an area of ​​96 acres. In the park there is a small lake, a lot of trees and flowers.

The park houses several groups of patriotic sculptures of young revolutionaries who have been martyred, such as Lei Feng, Liu Hulan, and others. The square where the sculptures are located is surrounded by green lawns and flower beds. Also in the park there are two equipped playgrounds - one in the southern part of the park, the other in the north.

Address: No.5 Houbalizhuang, Chaoyang District

  1.  Juran National Park in Beijing

Juran National Park is a place where you can not only have a great rest, but also learn interesting stories about primitive people who once lived in these places.

Juran National Park is located in the Huairu district, next to one of the sections of the Great Wall of China. From the high points of the park there is an amazing panorama of the mighty mountains, blossoming meadows of grass and the stormy, mountain river.

Especially for visitors, the park was divided into three parts. In the first part there is a museum of primitive people. In the mysterious halls of the museum there are the most ancient rock paintings, totems, masks and much more.

In the second part of the park there is an imitation of a primitive hut. Going into it, you will see primitive household items, as well as clothing of those times.

In the third part of the park you are waiting for entertainment. You can ride horses in the forest, rent a boat or just have a small picnic. For lovers of extreme sports in Yuran there is a rope park.

Address: Huairou

  1.  Liuyin Park in Beijing

Liuyin Park is especially revered by the residents of Beijing. It looks more like a village nature untouched by civilization than a city park. Shady alleys, a lake overgrown with lilies, old willows above the water make the park a cozy, picturesque corner in the middle of a huge metropolis.

Liuyin Park was opened in 1984. It covers an area of ​​17.47 hectares. The park is designed so that its landscapes can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Thirty sorts of willows are planted on its territory. In the center of the park there is a lake, on which a huge island called the Island of Spring is located. Three bridges connect it with the coast. Liuyin Park is the quietest and most peaceful of all Beijing parks.

Address: No.8 Huangsi Main Street, Xicheng District

  1.  Yingshan Forest Park in Beijing

Yingshan Forest Park is a natural park with diverse vegetation and rare species of birds and animals. It is located in the southwestern suburb of Beijing, 15 kilometers from the city center. It was opened in 1990 and covers an area of ​​800,000 square meters with a height difference of 73 to 125 meters. The park has four scenic areas. More than 200 species of trees and plants grow in the park. The park has seven flower valleys.

In addition to diverse vegetation, the park boasts an abundance of rare birds and animals, such as macaques, spotted deer, pheasants, and peacocks.

There are no established tourist routes in the park. At the entrance, visitors receive a map and a compass and themselves plan a sightseeing tour.

Address: No.17 Shejichang Road, Changxindian, Fengtai District

  1.  Park Xihaizi in Beijing

Park Xihaizi is a city recreation park with a small lake. It is located in the suburbs of Beijing in the area of ​​the large channel Beijing-Hangzhou. The park was built in 1936, and in 1985 it was greatly expanded. Now it occupies more than 5.800 square meters.

In the center of the park Xihaizi is a children's entertainment area with 50 electronic gaming machines, children's electric cars and other toys. In the park there is a small lake with a variety of water activities. It is allowed to swim. And you can rent a small boat and swim yourself, enjoying the beautiful views of the park.

Address: No.78 Xihaizi West Street, Tongzhou District

  1.  Park of modern agricultural science in Xiaotangshan in Beijing

A modern agricultural science park in Xiaotanshan was built in 1998 and began working in 2001 to showcase the achievements of Chinese agriculture. This is one of the 36 similar parks in China.

The park covers an area of ​​111.4 square kilometers and is divided into four zones in which various crops are grown. The territory is rich in fertile soils; it is crossed by 8 rivers.

In this park there are modern technological greenhouses, in which rare species of orchids and cyclamens are grown. There are plantations where giant pumpkins are grown with a diameter of up to one meter. Rice, potatoes, tomatoes, various types of fruit are also cultivated here.

On weekdays, the park is open to visitors, guided tours are conducted. In the park there is a shop where you can buy flowers, fruits and vegetables grown here.

Address: Xiaotangshan Town, Changping District

  1.  Park of the World in Beijing

In the Park of the World on the area of several hectares all the most famous architectural masterpieces of the planet are represented. Eiffel Tower, Tower Bridge, Grand Canyon and Zulus Village, Easter Island, Stonehenge, St. Peter’s Cathedral in the Vatican, Athenian Acropolis, Egyptian Pyramids, Palace of the Emperor of Thailand, Taj Mahal, Leaning Tower of Pisa, White House and Capitol, Statue of Liberty, Paris Cathedral Our Lady, Sydney Opera - this is not a complete list of what can be seen in the park.

There is also the mythical Trojan horse, and the lost lighthouse of Alexandria. China itself in the park is represented by the Great Wall and Suzhou gardens. A copy of Red Square is dedicated to Russia.

Interestingly, most of the buildings in the World Park are made on a scale of 1: 8, that is, eight times smaller than the originals. The only exceptions are very large objects, for example, the Egyptian pyramids, which are made on a smaller scale.

Now the Peace Park is a favorite vacation spot of Beijing residents and tourists. It regularly hosts national holidays of different nations of the world.

Address: Fantai

  1.  Beijing Wildlife Park

Beijing Wildlife Park was built in 1906 and is considered the oldest zoo in China. The park is engaged in the collection, protection and breeding of rare representatives of the fauna.

The park is located on an area of ​​3,600 hectares and contains more than ten thousand individuals of two hundred species of animals. In the park there are more than thirty thematic farms and museums.

From the exotic representatives of the animal world here you can see, for example, a snub-nosed monkey or a giant panda. Beijing Wildlife Park is located relatively close to the central part of the city, which is also important for tourists.

Address: 106 National Rd, Daxing

  1.  Wanfangting Park in Beijing

Park Wanfangting is an amusement park for the whole family, which has a riding club with more than 50 horses, a huge water park, a bouncy castle and a trampoline.

The park area is 10.6 hectares. In the early 1990s, the Fengtai government approved a plan to turn the green area into a park for entertainment and recreation. Most of the landscapes of the park, according to the authors, were created artificially.

The park is open daily from 8 to 18.30. This is an ideal place for morning jogging and sports, midday gatherings and evening relaxation after the working day. All-day entertainment is also organized for children.

Since its opening, the park has received more than 300 thousand visitors.

Address: A-2 Yangqiaoxi Alley, Fengtai District

  1.  Tuanjiehu Park in Beijing

Tuanjiehu Park was built in 1958.

The territory of the park is surrounded on all sides by water, and it seems that it is located on an island. The park has a large outdoor pool, equipped with a device for creating waves. The pool is surrounded on all sides by an artificial sandy beach. Next to it is a building built in the shape of a sea cruise liner.

Park Tuanjiehu is a great place for a family holiday with children. In addition to water activities in the park there is a badminton playground, roller skates for hire, dovecote, in which children can get acquainted with the birds.

Address: No.16 Tuanjiehunanli Road, Chaoyang District

  1.  Chinese Ethnic Culture Park in Beijing

The Chinese Ethnic Culture Park is a Beijing city park, on the territory of which there are about 45 ethnic villages and more than 200 buildings. Also there is the National Museum of China.

The park is located on an area of ​​more than 50 hectares. It often hosts cultural events, concerts, international conferences, many annual traditional festivals. This park is eagerly visited by tourists, since here one can see and understand the culture of the Chinese.

The park has free parking, equipped recreation areas, cozy snack bars, and souvenir shops.

Address: Minzuyuan Rd, Chaoyang

  1.  Longtan Lake Park in Beijing

Longtan Lake Park is located in the Chunwen district east of the Temple of Heaven.

In the center of the park there is a large dragon lake. Generally, the theme of dragons runs like a red thread on many attractions of the park. Carved wooden figures of dragons you can see in all its corners. There are more than a hundred of them. Across the lake is a bridge with a pagoda in traditional Chinese style.

In the park there are cozy tea houses and small restaurants. There is also an open bird market in the park. Hundreds of people come to buy or see birds. But mostly to Longtan Lake Park come to slowly wander in peace and tranquility.

Address: No.8 Longran Road, Dongcheng District

  1.  Park "Red Army" in Beijing

Park "Red Army" is one of the theme parks in Beijing and covers an area of ​​90 hectares.

The purpose of the park is to preserve the country's historical past, to acquaint visitors with the events of the Great March of the Workers and Peasants Red Army of China. In the park in miniature version, the main points of the routes of the Red Army are reproduced.

Periodically, the park runs an exhibition about the Great March. In 2013, there will be an exhibition of archival materials about this historical event. These are mainly documents, plans of combat operations, instructions of Mao Zedong himself and other leaders of the Army.

Address: Daludianbei Road, Heizhuanghu Country, Chaoyang District

  1.  Beijing amusement park

Beijing Amusement Park is located fifteen kilometers from Tiananmen Square on the subway line with a stop near the park itself.

It was opened in 1986 and is the largest amusement park in Asia. The area it occupies is 400,000 square meters.

The park contains all the most modern rides that you can imagine: a roller coaster, a miniature railway, various swings and carousels. Just do not list. The park regularly hosts all sorts of children's holidays with the participation of favorite Disney characters, festivals and competitions.

Address: 25 Shijingshan Rd, Shijingshan

  1.  Qingnianhu Park in Beijing

Qingnianhu Park is a typical modern city park in Beijing. It was created in 1960. The total area of ​​the park is one hundred seventy thousand square kilometers. The third part of the park area is occupied by an artificial lake. It was dug by Beijing youth in 1958. By the way, the name of the park Qingnianhu in translation from Chinese means “lake of youth”.

The park has more than sixteen thousand trees that form various scenic areas. The natural beauty of these areas is seamlessly complemented by works of modern Chinese sculpture. There are several cafes and one restaurant in the park. Near the lake many recreational water rides are built.

Address: Andelibei Street, Dongcheng District

  1.  Xishan National Forest Park in Beijing

The Xishan National Forest Park is located just twenty kilometers to the west of Beijing. It was founded in 1984 and covers an area of ​​almost sixty square kilometers. The park is home to many species of wild animals and birds and more than two hundred and fifty species of trees and plants.

In addition to rich natural resources, the Xishan National Forest Park has a large number of historical relics. On its territory there are many ancient temples, such as, for example, the Fuhui temple and the Jingfu temple, as well as the tombs of the emperors Jing Tai and Wang Li.

It is best to visit the park in spring, when apricot and peach trees are blooming, or in autumn, when the leaves on oak and maple trees turn yellow.

Location: Haidian District

  1.  Banbidian Forest Park in Beijing

Banbidian is a forest park covering an area of ​​more than 130 square kilometers, which is covered with virgin forest trees. The park has more than 700 plant species and more than 100 species of wild animals. There are more than 30 species of trees alone - poplar, willow, pine, cypress, mulberry and others. The trees themselves here are more than one hundred and eighty thousand pieces.

This forest is distinguished by its high mountains, clean springs, and a large number of meadows with flowers and large stones of strange shapes. There are also ancient tombs left over from ancient Chinese dynasties. Walking in this forest, you can breathe fresh air and enjoy the cool climate, especially in hot summer.

Address: South of Banbidian Country, Daxing District

  1.  Huangchenggen Ruin Park in Beijing

The Huangchenggen Ruin Park is located in the heart of the capital, east of the Forbidden City. It was created in September 2001. The total length of the park is 2.4 kilometers, and the width is only 29 meters. At its core, the park is an alley, along which are the remains of the structures of the Ming and Qing dynasties. The park stretches from Changan Street on the corner to Pingan Street to the north.

Maple trees, pines and other trees are planted in the park. The green zone of the park of the ruins of Huangchenggen, despite its apparent small size, is almost 75 thousand square meters. In the future, it is planned to increase the greening of the park to 90% of the entire territory it occupies.

Address: No.1 Nanheyan Main Street, Dongcheng District

  1.  Badaling National Forest Park in Beijing

Badaling National Forest Park is located in a mountainous area near the Great Wall of China and covers an area of ​​65 hectares. It is around the park that the most beautiful section of the great wall passes. In Badaling Park there are 539 plant species, many of which are considered rare. 158 animal species live in the forest.

Of the attractions of the park can be identified alley of the Green Dragon and the Great Wall of China. Yet its main attraction is the autumn red leaves of maples. Autumn in the park comes a month earlier than in Beijing, and many residents of the capital and tourists come here to admire the red maples.

Address: Badaling Timberland, Fangshan District

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