Beihai Park 3.5 rating

  Nature and Parks

Beihai Park is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved ancient imperial gardens in China, dating back to the 11th century. Sprawling over an area of 171 acres, it has spots inspired by attractions in different regions of China. At the centre of the park is the Jade Flower Island with a White Dagoba tower built to commemorate the visit of the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century, that houses Buddhist Scriptures, the monk's mantle and alms bowl and two pieces of Sarira. Other Buddhist temples in the park are the Yong'an Temple (Temple of Everlasting Peace), Xiaoxitian Temple (Temple of Little Western Skies) and the Chanfu Temple. Apart from these, check out the Nine-Dragon Screen, Taishou (Longevity) Hall, and Five-Dragon Pavilion to the north, Yingcui(Viewing Foliage) Hall to the west, and Yinhe (Concentrated Harmony) Hall and Cangzhou (Lakeside) Dock.

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About Beihai Park

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Beihai Park and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Forbidden City

Forbidden City(1.9 km)
The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, is the imperial palace of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, a grand-standing symbol of the might and stateliness of their court.

Drum and Bell Towers

Drum and Bell Towers(1.1 km)
The drum tower was originally built in 1272 and reconstructed at a new location in 1800.

Tiananmen Gate

Tiananmen Gate(2.1 km)
The Tiananmen Gate or Gate of Heavenly Peace is a symbol of China, dominating the northern end of the Tiananmen Square with a large portrait of Chairman Mao.

National Centre for the Performing Arts
Imperial Ancestral Temple

Imperial Ancestral Temple(1.7 km)
The Imperial Ancestral Temple is where sacrificial ceremonies were held to honor the imperial family's ancestors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

National Art Museum of China
Jingshan Park

Jingshan Park(0.4 km)

Houhai

Houhai(2.1 km)

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