"The Bai Ta" Beihai Park Tip by machomikemd

Beihai Park, Beijing: 100 reviews and 180 photos

by machomikemd
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a tibetan Buddhist stupa in the Tibetan buddhist temple in Qiuongha Island in Behai Park called the Dagoba by Tibetans and Bai Tai by Han Chinese, built by Qing Emperor Shunzhi in 1751, made the Behai Park a Landmark and easily seen from the Forbidden City as the Behai Park is part of the Larger Imperial City (Forbidden City is part of Imperial City). Behai Park is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved ancient imperial gardens. it was initially built in the Liao Dynasty (916 - 1125 AD) and since then, it was enlarged by the different dynasties and it now covers 70 hectares with a lake that covers more than half of the entire park. At the center of the park is an island called Jade Flower Island (Quingha Island) where the famous Bai Tai is located. Besides the Jade Flowery Islet, it has four main scenic areas: the Eastern Shore Area, the Northern Shore Area, the Botanical Garden and the Circular City near the north gate.

Opens: 6:30 am to 10:00 pm at peak season and up to 6:00 pm during low season

Admission Fee is: 10 RMB per person
Combo Ticket: RMB 20 per person (includes Qionghua Islet and Circular City, excluding Qionghua Cave and Shanyin Hall)

Address: 1 Wenjin St, Xicheng, Beijing, China
Directions: 1 Wenjin St, Xicheng, Beijing, China. Take Subway Line 4 and get off at Ping'anli Station. Leave from Southeast Exit and walk along Dianmen Xi Dajie to the east for 20 minutes to the north gate.
Phone: +86 10 6403 3225
Website: http://www.beihaipark.com.cn/

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  • Updated Oct 16, 2014
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