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Mutianyu Great Wall
#1 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
It a large, sprawling city with an incredible variety of sights, restaurants, hotels, train stations, bus stops, a major airport, a subway system, taxis, tuk tuks, bicycles for rent, as well as sidewalks, parks, a...
The walk from the car park to the entry is a bit strenuous (especially if your tour guide is trying to rush you so you can beat the crowds!) but you can catch your breath once you're on the wall!
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
#2 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
THE SUMMER PALACE (Yiheyuan) Located about 15 km away from Downtown Beijing at an area of 750 acres is the beautiful park of Summer Palace, which is collection of palaces, gardens, lawns, pavilions, towers, bridge...
The Chinese has an amazing skill of working with nature to create an oasis of amazement Tip: Understanding the historical and cultural significance of the area will deepen your appreciation for it, thus take hire...
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Temple of Heaven
#3 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
The Temple of Heaven Park is a complex of gateways , Prayer Hall , Danbi Bridge , Imperial Vault and Circular Mound Altar.Since the Ming and Qing dynasties, emperors worshipped the heavenly realms with grandeur ce...
The roses are just about to bloom and the wisteria is in full blossom, the park is full of life as summertime commences in Beijing Highly recommended, especially if you like nature and tranquility.
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Simatai Great Wall
#4 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
There are lots of photo opportunities but one of my favourite shots is the one just after you leave the car park where you can view the bridge to Gubei in the foreground and the wall along the ridge in the distance.
The rustic nature of the wall is a must see compared to the one in Mutiyanhu / Badaling and Jialin Pass.
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Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
#5 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Built from the earth excavated to make the moat around the Forbidden City surmounted by a magnificent temple affording panoramic views of Beijing, Jingshan Park should be the starting point of any visit to Beijing.
A beautiful park with temples and fabulous scenery, well worth a visit especially on a lovely spring day when the cherry blossoms are out.
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Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan)
#6 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Excellent choice for cloudy days, the lake is wonderful and with lily on water is like paradise, definitely try boats on the lake, and take the bus circling the park to visit landmarks all over the park, the stati...
A beautiful park in the middle of the city with a lake, lots of trails, trees, flowers, rocks and definitely a spot where the locals go for a walk, swim, chat with friends, tai chi, ping pong and just waking up.
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The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum
#7 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Perfect view point in Beijing - especially Forbidden City (from that place you can actually see how huge it is), Beihai Park or even National Center of Performing Arts and modern City.
you must go to this place evething around is so relaxing ,lots of nature and beautiful things around
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Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan)
#8 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
The park now encompasses a lake, pavilions, an amusement park including an impressive scaling wall and areas where you’d find very old gnarled cypress trees and colourful shrubbery and flowers.
Visited the park on a warm Sunday afternoon, what a lovely place with plenty of quiet open space, nice gardens and a beautiful lake where you can grab a coffee or a beer and spend a pleasant afternoon watching the...
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Beijing Botanical Garden
#9 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Must see sites within the park are the Wofo Temple, Liang Qichao's Tomb, Memorial to the Dec. 9th Movement, Cherry Valley and the many bridges.
Perfect to enjoy nature!
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Olympic Forest Park
#10 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Excellent Forest Park for relax or running in Beijing
The forest part is free and very big, including the south park and the north park.
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Peking University (Beijing Da Xue)
#11 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
A gorgeous pagoda is an outstanding attraction, situated a little off the roadway and in its own little park.
The campus itself is more like a park.
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Zhongshan Park
#12 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
... when you get inside you find a huge park with a relaxing nature and many quiet secluded areas for those who love silence, and those who love to walk prepare yourselves for a very long walk all around the park.
I walked through this park, the landscaping, tress, flowers are pristine in every way, very peaceful, very enjoyable
Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan)
#13 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
My boyfriend and I love exploring this park, it offers lots of off the beaten path walkways and you can climb over hills and through trees.
I see the outside of the park every day and on the weekends it’s a different world with many people, vendors and cars but during the weekdays, it’s peaceful and quiet.
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Gong Wang Fu
#14 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Gong Wang Fu (Prince Gong's Palace) is a palace and park ensemble in the Beijing Xicheng District.
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Yuyuantan Park
#15 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Boats are excellent, the parks and trails are well set out, koi fish attraction was fantastic.
Even if the cherry blossoms aren't in bloom, the park is a cool and serene place to relax.
Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan)
#16 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Those among you that enjoy a short ride by tour bus, taxi or public transport to the fragrant hills park have the choice of taking the cable car tonthe topmand see Beijing in the distance, or they can hike either...
It’s a perfect family outing if you want to get away from the city and enjoy a day of hiking, nature, and Chinese culture.
Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
#17 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Located behind China's Ancient Park (Bei Hai) this is a club, bar and lounge.
It’s so cool to me that the water is frozen and the lake become a nature ice ground.
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Huairou Xiangshuihu Great Wall Scenic Resort
#18 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
After, Dewit took us to the park area of man-made ponds and gardens, which led to a dirt/gravel trail uphill to another portion of wild wall.
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Kunming Lake
#19 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
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Shidu Nature Park
#20 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
You can take a boat cruise along the river in this park, very similar to the river in Li Jiang, Guilin!
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Chaoyang Park
#21 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
As well as the natural scenic beauty of the greenery and the lake that provide a long walk there are the boating on the lake, the funfair in summer, cycles to hire, the Lego Museum and the water park swimming pool.
A short walk from the Kempinski, near to Lucky Street and with its own restaurants and cafes this is a really family park with lovely walks, water and play areas.
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Beijing Aquarium (Beijing Haiyangguan)
#22 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Visit Beijing aquarium to see amazing sea creatures mother nature has for us.
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Longqing Gorge
#23 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
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Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park)
#24 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Great temple area in Beijing, Badachu park.
Great park
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Badaling National Forest Park
#25 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
... the wall by 9:30-10:00 am (that's winter time though), then the siding car that's located in the Bear Park will take you to Tower 4, after what you may choose to do Towers 5-12 (North Way) or Towers 4-7 (South...
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Taoran Park
#26 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
Zizhuyuan Gongyuan (Black Bamboo Park)
#27 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
There are also local people that do many activities in the park such as dancing, playing musical instruments, exercise and etc.
The park is large so it's a long walk around the lake, but the landscape is very beautiful.
Ditan Park
#28 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
peaceful park, very relaxed atmosphere
Due to historic reasons, Ditan is the park that each and every Chinese visits on Chinese New Year.
Hou Lake
#29 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
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Longtan Lake Park
#30 of 271 Nature & Parks in Beijing
A lovely park with a big lake in the middle, Longtan is a great palce to be anytime of the year!))
Beautiful park for an hour or a day!