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Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Located on the highest point in Beijing City, this park was built in 1179 during the Jin Dynasty and today provides visitors with sweeping views of the Forbidden City located below.
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No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I woke up very early the other morning and decided to go here for sunrise. A beautiful park, and the panoramic views down over the city are spectacular. Moreover, I witnessed music, tai chi, had a random game of badminton with an old fellow, and...More

Thank George401
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place to see the top view of the Forbidden city. Be healthy ready to climb the stairs. At the top is the most affordable foto booth wearing the royal costume. For us 4pax we paid ¥90 for a family pic and a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jingshan Park is royal landscape garden that faces the north gate of the Forbidden City. When at the peak of the Hill, you will see the birds eye view of the FC and Beijing. The cool breeze and nice view makes you relax when on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a small fee of 2 yuan at the time of writing, this park was surprisingly pleasant. The park is clean and well maintained. It’s also not very crowded and provides a stunning view of the forbidden palace from above.

Thank 451vinhl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the forbidden city, during our recent trip to China, our guide pointed out this park. Although we did not spend long in it, we walked up to the peak of it, which provided superb views of the forbidden city, and Beijing in general....More

Thank Spenceleys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth the 2 hour drive to get to! When you get to the main gate, go right, everyone goes left. We did not have a line, and there was no one on the wall! The wall is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and...More

Thank Sondra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful vantage point to look over the forbidden city but the crowds on the platforms can be a bit daunting. Selfie sticks make getting a photo challenging without pushing to the front.

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Climb up to the viewing areas for great view back over the Forbidden City. I had a great time watching the table tennis, then also had a game too! Great fun.

Thank BringBackBuck8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After forbidden city, I suggest to go up to this hill/park to see the view of Beijing fromit. Very nice view!

Thank Ht66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see Chinese park life (something really worth it, imo) I'd tell you to get up at 6 am and head for the Bei Hai. Jingshan is smaller and it doesn't have as much life as Bei Hai but what is does...More

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curleeq
30 April 2017|
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Response from HKeater | Reviewed this property |
Multiple levels to the top. You can stop rest at any of the pavillions.
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Daisy D
11 February 2015|
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Response from Yanikah | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, there are bicycle rental companies, like Bike Beijing and the others, but Beijing does not allow riding in the parks. If you want to ride a comfortable tour around town and learn what's going on: check in on WanLin... More
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