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Address: No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
Phone Number: 010-85622612
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Built in 1530, this is one of the oldest parks in Beijing that once served...
Built in 1530, this is one of the oldest parks in Beijing that once served as an altar site where the emperor made sacrificial offerings to the sun god.
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Lovely park , specially if you have children it's nice to go for a walk. If you don't mind many people then weekends will be great to go, otherwise week days will be better if you... read more

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

Lovely park , specially if you have children it's nice to go for a walk. If you don't mind many people then weekends will be great to go, otherwise week days will be better if you don't like to see so many people. They have very beautiful cafe next to the lake ( unfortunately always very busy ,hard to get... More 

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Wuhan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This park is located in the middle of Russian/Chinese trade zone with a lot of shops and restaurants which can remind you about 90s in Russia. Tricky sellers, exchange guys with criminal faces and strange offers on the mixed languages. This park is very silent, beautiful. It is free of charge, has a few places copying famous sights from Summer... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A real gem close to the CBD, a real locals park with families out for the day, Tai Chi, badminton, picnics all taking place. Lovely lakes, gardens, seating and paths that lead to all different parts of the park. I highly recommend it for a hour or so.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

If there is something awesome about Beijing is its parks. This one is a small but beautiful park near the lavish Embassy houses. Very relaxing and not crowded in the morning

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

OK it shouldn't be top priority for a first visit in Beijing, but I like very much the quiet, familial and casual atmosphere of this 'public garden', which features a vast array of all things you want to see in a Chinese garden, plus the great view over Guomao and other high-rise buildings from the top of its small hill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Seeing Beijingers relaxing and enjoying themselves makes you wonder how their leaders can be so stiff and formal. A wander round RiTan Park brings you face to face with elderly men playing keepy-uppy with a shuttlecock, grandparents taking care of toddlers, teenagers braving a five metre climbing wall, games of chess and checkers, and ball-room dancing in the open air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is one of the oldest parks in Beijing. It A short walk from Chaoyangmen metro station (exit D) or take the 110 bus 110 from the station for 1 stop and then walk for 5 minutes. The locals are out enjoying the open spaces. We saw ballroom dancing, music groups, rock climbing group in action, tai chi, people playing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went for a walk in this park as it was close to my hotel (the wonderful Eclat which I've reviewed before). This is a great park for walking, sitting or people-watching; locals come to have picnics, play music, practice dancing, exercise and I even came across a group of small children being taught English. Entrance is free and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We are now living since 7 months in CBD area, but only took now the way in this park. And what I nice surprise. It is peaceful, very clean and just the best place to relax in a very busy area. And all this with a great view on CBDs skyline

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stuck near the Central Business District in Beijing and have an hour or two to kill before your next meeting? Exhausted from a full day of haggling at Silk Street and need to take a break? Then head over to Ritan Park, a green oasis in the middle of this bustling city. This place is occupies less than one square... More 

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Address: No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
Phone Number: 010-85622612
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing

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