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Beihai Park

Beihai (North Sea) Park is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved ancient imperial gardens in China located in the center of Beijing. This ancient garden has a history of more than 1,000 years, it's not only a perfect combination of the grandiosity of the northern gardens and the refinement of the southern gardens in China, but also a perfect combination of magnificent imperial palaces and solemn religious constructions.

Beihai Park covers an area of about 0.71 sq km (about 0.27 sq miles), more than half of which is taken up by the lake. In the middle of the lake and on the central axis of the whole park lies the Jade Flowery Islet, topped by the imposing White Dagoba which is the landmark of Beihai Park. Besides the Jade Flowery Islet, the park has four main scenic areas: the Eastern Shore Area, the Northern Shore Area, the Botanical Garden and the Circular City near the north gate. There are many famous and beautiful places you should not miss when touring Beihai Park.

Jinshan Park

Jingshan Park is Located to the east of Beihai Park and north of the Imperial Palace, During the Yuan , Ming and Qing dynasties, Jingshan Park served as an imperial garden when numerous fruit trees were planted as well as many palaces and pavilions built for the emperor to make sacrifices to his ancestors.

In 1928, it was opened to the public. Later, after 1949, the park was fully rebuilt, with the paths paved and most of the buildings renovated. Now, the present Jingshan is covered with fruit trees, pines and cypress the morning ,local people spend their leisure time ,singing and dancing , and do some morning exercise here . The mid summit of Jingshan is the highest point in Beijing. Looking from the peak, the visitor is able to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City.