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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 1 week ago

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

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!

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.

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

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

Thank buellk
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Not frequently visited and a lovely park. On a Sunday morning you will be in a beautiful setting and have time to think and escape the city. Lovely paths, a few people flying kites, a climbing wall for kids. A really nice morning away from...More

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan) - Real good place to go and spend some quality time walking in the park..

Thank Emma G
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We were the only westerners in the park on a Saturday morning. It was delightful and interesting. We discovered there are ancient links - some of the Ming emperors used a temple there for sacrifices on the equinox. But there was more: the locals use...More

2  Thank DandJandFam
Reviewed May 8, 2018

nice little park with a running route, climbing wall, pond and the usual array of dance groups/musicians doing their thing. gets very well used by locals which gives it a great atmosphere

Thank GayleUK
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Now a park (Ritan Park), the Temple of the Sun was once where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties offered sacrifices. It is part of five ancient altars in Beijing, the others being Temples of Moon, Heaven, Earth and Agriculture. The park now encompasses...More

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