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Grand View Garden (Daguanyuan)

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Visit the "Bird Park"

This park is laid out like the garden in the Chinese literary classic, "A Dream of Red Mansions... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Lotus Flowers

On August 1st I visited the garden to see lotus flowers. As the lotus flowers open early in the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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Aug 23, 2018
“Lotus Flowers”
Dec 24, 2016
“Found Relaxing Park in Beijing!”
Constructed in 1984, this is a magnificent example of a classical Chinese landscaped garden featuring elaborate rockeries, lotus ponds, covered walkways and pavilions.
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No.12 Nancaiyuan Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100054, China
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

On August 1st I visited the garden to see lotus flowers. As the lotus flowers open early in the morning and close by mid-day, we arrived there a few minutes before the ticketing office opened. A few local people who held tickets were also at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2016

This is a less known (which is a plus) and modern, beautiful garden that provides an escape from the city buzz. Definitely worth it if staying nearby. Theme of the park is based on a famous Romeo and Juliet-style story from the ancient Qing dynasty!!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

Fairly far from any nearby metro station. It's a park reconstructed from the details out of the classic Chinese novel "Dream of the Red Chamber". The book stands as 1 of the 4 great books of Chinese literature. This has a lot meaning to the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank bonanza1973
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Came here as part of a tour of the Forbidden City and other parts of Beijing. It is interesting, and with a guide you can understand the gardens and their purpose well. However, I definitely think it would have been better to go to other...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

This park is laid out like the garden in the Chinese literary classic, "A Dream of Red Mansions", including many pavilions. It's a relaxing and beautiful place to visit, tucked into a very busy and crowded city. But to me the most interesting part was...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited back in Sep-Oct 2011, this is one of the most clear places in Beijing where most of the plants and trees are) I particularly loved the aroma from lilacs, jasmin, and morning glories) Other flowers are also attractive to the naked eye.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed April 4, 2015

Having read the famous novel Dream of the Red Mansion many times, I went to this garden on the second day during my Beijing trip in early November 2014. It was opened quite early in the morning, at around 7.30 a.m. Thanks to my early...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Steven V
Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went here with a group of my students on a field trip. It was part of their study of the classic Chinese literature for The Red Mansion. As someone who is not familiar with the novel, this was basically a nice park to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Derek A
Reviewed September 22, 2013

It's famour in China cause it appear in a famous fiction, The Story of the Stone. You can visit the grand view garden for free if you book a room in Grand View Garden Hotel.

Date of experience: October 2012
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

This was an impulse visit because my friend had to buy medicine from a nearby hospital. I have never read the book but after seeing how excited my friend was when we saw some of the sights within the park, I really want to read...More

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