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Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan)

No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
+86 10 8562 2612
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“climbing wall” (13 reviews)
“embassy area” (7 reviews)
“tai chi” (10 reviews)
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No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
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+86 10 8562 2612
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"climbing wall"
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"embassy area"
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"tai chi"
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"stone boat"
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"green oasis"
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"kite flying"
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"english signs"
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"qing dynasties"
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"all ages"
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"silk market"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

park with everything for kids and adults alike park of fun in the heart of the city next to the park you got all types of cafes and restaurants super markets and malls

Thank 198evelin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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 DTAsia
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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
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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

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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
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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

Thank AMsays
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

The name of this park means "Altar of the Sun." I paid a visit to this free-admission park during lunch hour of my conference in Beijing. Nestled in the business district, this park is the oasis where locals hang out for a hearty singsong and...More

Thank ckm818
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This was one of my most enjoyable visits in Beijing. In the morning there were groups of up to 30 people doing synchronized dancing (not sure whether it was Tai Chi, Makarena or Zumba). Most of them were middle aged or old women, though there...More

Thank Virginatraveler
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