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Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan)

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Address: No.6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
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+86 10 8562 2612
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

Built in 1530, this is one of the oldest parks in Beijing that once served...

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.

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Good Stroll

This is a Temple-kind park, but its not a temple any longer. This place is ideal for a stroll. The entrance is free, the toilets are clean. You can buy drinks from vending... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chita, Russia
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Chita, Russia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Temple-kind park, but its not a temple any longer. This place is ideal for a stroll. The entrance is free, the toilets are clean. You can buy drinks from vending machines if you are thirsty while you're walking.

Thank ZhalninT
Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

One of the lovely parks in Beijing. Has a climbing wall, adult exercise section, grotto, children's amusement park. The grotto is very nice and worth checking out while at the park. The amusement park is quite expensive. You pay per ride so it really adds up.

Thank Natalie W
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Immagine in the middle of CBD, in Chaoyang district in Beijing there is a park! nice greenery and sun shine in the winter. Imagine a walking distance from your office?!

Thank TamerAyoub
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely, free public park ideal for strolling and relaxing. We visited in December on a sunny 10 degree day and enjoyed our walk around the perimeter and through the middle of the park. Seems it would be a very active place during the day and early evening in warmer weather. If you're in the neighborhood, stop by. If you walk... More 

Thank KentM959
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lots of people exercising and playing cards as I walked around this garden. Lots of nice places to sit and take in the world. Very peaceful in a busy part of the city

Thank Diver71au
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped by Ritan Park after visiting the Silk Market. We thought it would be just “another park”, but were surprised to see a very vibrant place that is kept in beautiful shape and packed with lots of people. We saw people playing a flute, practicing t’ai chi, working out, and just enjoying the scenery. There was a lot of... More 

Thank BostonRedSoxFan2004
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It's a beautiful park. I wouldn't go out your way to see it but it does hold the "Temple of the Sun" and other interesting little features. ( ie, Pond, lillie pads, rock climbing wall). There's also a beautiful mural. Walked from our hotel about 15-20 minutes just to stretch the legs a bit. If I was a local, I... More 

Thank yosef_travels12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Walked into this park on chance during a morning adventure walk. Was not disappointed as we were able to see Beijingers on a typical day. Nestled in the middle of a bustling residential district. It was a pleasant distraction.

Thank Ronald F
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I walked to the Park from the JW Marriott to work off some of the Jet Lag, roughly 45mins. Be careful crossing the streets as the electric scooters are notorious for even heading against traffic to get to their destination. The park is nicely signed and finding the various sites is easy. The highlight for me was the mosaic of... More 

Thank Floyd W
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61 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Living in beijing i don't consider myself a tourist but i still like to say I've seen IT! This is a nice park, beautiful, relaxing and pleasant on the right day(no pollution and lots of SUNSHINE!!).

Thank David H

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