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The earliest mentions of the Lianhuachi (lit.
The earliest mentions of the Lianhuachi (lit. Lotus Pool) area are from the Northern Wei period (386-534). The modern park was established around the lotus pool in 1998, and has impressive flower displays.
A great place to read the official Chinese version of what happened in Chinese military history, from ancient times up to 1949
Art museum with calligraphy and other paintings
Large temple built in 1530 used to sacrifice to past emperors
Taoist temple established in 793
The mansion displays the life of princes during the Qing dynasty
New high profile history and art museum located in an impressing building
Huge park with cherry blossoms, tulips, lake with boats for rent, water park and playgrounds
Founded in 1103, various uses during the next centuries, almost forgotten after 1949, but now renovated and open to public
One of the larger parks in Beijing, this is centered around three lakes