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Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan)

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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
+86 10 8562 2612
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked to it after visiting Dongyue Temple, through the grand arch opposite the temple (see picture). Spotted a number of Russians, Russian, Turkish and other countries' restaurants on the way. Beijing dwellers are fortunate to have access to such historic, huge parks with great facilities....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vishnu_Pendyala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently discovered this park. I have known about it and often come to the are to have dinner but until recently I had never entered. First time I went in the evening and the park was so lively with several groups gathered to dance....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank iristaletta
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Ritan Park is not to be missed - very tranquil - I would recommend going in the evening to experience the many activities that take place in the park - ball room dancing, meditation etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AKAChucky
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Only found this beautiful park when out on my early morning walk. There are lots of paved walkways through the trees and lots of grasses areas and flower gardens. Popular place for the locals in the morning with lots of walkers dancers and group exercisers....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony S
Reviewed October 1, 2018

this is a nice park to just come in and sit down in the coolness and watch the passing people traffic. There is sometimes a music group practising in the park so you can get an ice cream and sit down and listen.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The park is situated at the edge of the city center. There are some temples and a lake and with a little luck a storyteller. Lot of people are coming to relax and do some sports. However the park is not really crowded. I have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JoeMueller2014
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited the park on a warm Sunday afternoon, what a lovely place with plenty of quiet open space, nice gardens and a beautiful lake where you can grab a coffee or a beer and spend a pleasant afternoon watching the world go by!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank -Guzzis-are-ace-
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is nice and quite all local families people were doing tai chi and invited us to join in. The lake and flowers make for a peaceful walk. There is even a rock wall to climb on.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Ritan Park is an area located near the old embassy section near Silk Market and the St Regis Hotel on Ritan Street. It is free to get in and you will have opportunity to take some great photos of the flowers and small buildings. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mikekM3171PS
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a fun, large park with room to walk, sit, and relax. Its especially beautiful in spring, there are colorful flowers blooming everywhere! Sometimes you can catch locals dancing, playing, or practicing martial arts inside. During chinese new year, they have an awesome festival...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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