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Address: No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Phone Number: +86 10 6403 8098
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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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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beautiful park to explore

Gorgeous park to visit. A lot of the buildings are very similar but still worth a good couple of hours of your time. Beautiful flowers, very well kept and some great photo... read more

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous park to visit. A lot of the buildings are very similar but still worth a good couple of hours of your time. Beautiful flowers, very well kept and some great photo opportunities too. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited the park on the advice of our daughter- we have visited Beijing several times, but never made time in a packed itinerary for the park. Wow! That was a mistake- you get a unique view of the Forbidden City, as well as the meridian on which it's built, along with the drum & bell towers. Definitely recommend it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sitting high above the Forbidden City on the north side, is a 3 tiered structure housing a Buddha. It is a moderate climb up the man made hill, (soil from the moat surrounding the Imperial Palace), which provides a spectacular view of the Forbidden City. I did not see any wheel chair access route, but the climb is not too... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In my opinion this park had the best view of the Forbidden City. Definitely worth the 40 yuan to enter the park!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This public garden is right opposite of Forbbidden city backyard. It s good spot to see the landscape view of Forbidden cityand sunset.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After visited the Forbidden City and exited through the Shenwumen, crossed the street to this park. The entrance fee was RMB 2. Climbed the hill to the Wanchun Pavilion in 20 minutes to get 360 degree view of the city. Views of rooftops of Forbidden City and the Shenwumen from above (high ground) complement visit to the Forbidden City. Visit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The views from the top of the hill are magnificent especially those of the Forbidden city. It is worth going there. It is open till late. Wear comfortable shoes.

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park across the street is lovely. And not as crowded once you go inside. We walked to the very top and enjoyed panorameric views of FC.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Behind, on the north side, of Forbidden City is this lovely park. It is open until late evening, so you can visit it after other attractions. Climbing up to the hill is worthwhile, on a good weather you have a 360 view over whole Beijing, includong its ancient palaces and temples as well as modern financial districts. There are some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a walk in Forbidden City we climbed up to Jingshan and saw the whole of Forbidden city(top view)...it's worth it to go.. We went on summer but did not mind the heat as we climb up.

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