"taking a nice walk!" Beihai Park Tip by violett

Beihai Park, Beijing: 100 reviews and 180 photos


When I was a child, I lived with my grandma nearby. And we took countless walk here. Not because of those beautiful memories, but the beautiful gardens and lotus flowers (in summer), the maze in the stone cave, wonderful temples and pavillions, and the famous restaurant "Fang shan", whose cooker used to cook for the Emperor in the Qing dynasty ("Fang" means copy, "Shan" means "dinner for the Emperor"), let me write this tip for u.
"Fang Shan" is in the park, located in the Buildings of Yilantang (the hall by Rippling lack), Daoningzhai ( an imperial Study ) and Qinglan Huayun ( full bloom in the Sunlight )
+86 10 64041184
+86 10 64033842

If u are lucky, u can also see old beijingers do Taiji practice (but for me as a christian, it is not a good way to keep u fit, I think,so Don't LEARN it) or sing beijing opera in the pavillions. Most of them are retired and build small groups to play the traditional instruments and sing, just for fun.
On the lake there are also traditional boat u can take.

Address: the heart of Beijing
Directions: Jingshan Park is nearby
Phone: 010-64040610
Website: http://www.beihaipark.com.cn/en/scene/index.htm

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 27, 2007
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