Beihai Park

Beihai Park is one of the oldest and best preserved ancient imperial gardens located in the core of Beijing, which was first built about 1000 years ago during the Liao Dynasty and extended in the dynasties following. Beihai Park is an exhibition of traditional Chinese garden-sculpting and a typical imperial garden designed according to the philosophy of "One Pool and Three Hills" with the three hills being "Penglai", "Yingzhou" and "Fangzhang" where immortals dwelling to the east of Bohai Bay. Most people're attracted to visit Beihai Park because of its renowned White Dagoba on the Jade Flowery Islet (Qionghua Islet) when travel to Beijing or even when they are doing a tour nearby.
The Park was first opened to the public in 1925, then it was placed under State Council protection in 1961 as one of the most important cultural sites. Beihai Park covers an area of 69 hectares with the lake occupying 39 hectares, more than a half of its toral size. The most famous spot in Beihai Park is the Nine-Dragon Screen which is very unique and one of the three in China with he other two in the Forbidden City and Datong. The screen is 6.65 meters high, 1.42 meters thich and 25.86 meters long, built 424 glazed color bricks. Here's some guide information of Beijing Beihai Park Tickets: CNY? Opening hours: 06:00 to 20:30 (Sep.-May); 06:00 to 22:00 (Jun.-Aug.) 10Contact number: +86 10 64033225

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