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Beijing Sights

Chaoyang Park (Cháoyáng gôngyuán)

  • Nongzhanguan Road South Map It
  • Chaoyang District
  • Park/Playground

Updated 08/29/2014

Fodor's Review

The sprawling, modern Chaoyang Park lacks the imperial aura that marks other Beijing parks, but it has quite a bit to offer in terms of recreation. About one-fourth of the park is water, and there's several kinds of boating available, primarily pedal-powered paddleboats. There's a swimming pool with an artificial beach, tennis courts, beach volleyball grounds, a gymnasium, and a small amusement park. You can hire a slow-going electromobile for easy mobility around this sprawling park on your own, or hail a ride on a group trolley. There are many snack stands serving simple dishes, but if you're looking for something more substantive, walk around to the west gate of the park, where you'll find a street lined with popular Western and Chinese eateries, or check out the Solana mall at the northwest corner of the park.

Sight Information

Address:

Nongzhanguan Road South, Beijing, China

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Sight Details:

  • Y5
  • Mid-Mar.–mid-Nov., daily 6 am–10 pm; mid-Nov.–mid-Mar., daily 6 am–9 pm

Updated 08/29/2014

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