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Address: No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
Phone Number: 010-64038098
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: Located on the highest point in Beijing City, this park was built in 1179...
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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Prospect Hills (Jingshan Gongyuan) is a local park located across the street from the North (back) Gate of the Forbidden City. Originally the area where heaps of coal were kept to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Prospect Hills (Jingshan Gongyuan) is a local park located across the street from the North (back) Gate of the Forbidden City. Originally the area where heaps of coal were kept to be consumed in the Imperial City, and later a part of the imperial garden grounds, the hills offer an elevated view of the structures within the Forbidden City, the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Jingshan Park is one of my favorite places in Beijing. The park is located directly behind the Forbidden City, making it an easy add-on to a Forbidden City/Tiananmen Square itinerary. The pagoda at the top of the hill in the middle of the park offers stunning views of the Forbidden City as well as unbelievable 360-degree views of the rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This park is located right next to the forbidden city and one can easily spend a day hiking through this beautiful place. The tower at the centre provides amazing views. This place is worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This park will give you a great view of Forbidden city from the top of the hill. However, it is a very small park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a must visit place behind the Forbidden city. The view from the top is amazing and you can click some beautiful shots of Forbidden city and the surrounding. It is not crowded but a hidden treasure. The view from the top is worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Jingshan is famously (infamously?) the place where the last Ming emperor hanged himself. Nowadays, it's a beautiful park, conveniently located to serve as a retreat from the crowds after that visit to the gugong. It's certainly not forbidden to take a cold drink, and regroup here for the evening ahead, as I did! With a bit of luck, you'll come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited Jingshan Park after we visited Tienanmen Square and Forbidden City, amazing view! We had a nice break there before visiting summer palace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great view from a hill on the Forbiddn City. Good place to take pictures with the Forbiddn city behind you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

After walking through the Forbidden City we came to the Jingshan Park. At the top of the hill there is a spectacular view of the entire Forbidden City and Beijing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Jingshan Park is nothing too special as a park, I find the parks at the Summer Palace and at the Temple of Heaven more pleasant but I still recommend the Jingshan park up at the hill as you will have a great photo opportunity looking down to the Forbidden City! You can combine the Park to your visit at the... More 

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Address: No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
Phone Number: 010-64038098
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing

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