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Jingshan Park (景山公园)

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Why locals love it

Jing Shan Park is located in XiCheng District of Beijing, along the central axis of Beijing. Built in 1928, it has almost 90 years from now. Jing Shan Park was once badly damaged and desolated, but now it was listed to be a key national cultural protection site and National AAAA Scenic Spot.

Why you should visit it

Jingshan is a small hill at the back of forbidden city, which once served as the emperor's imperial garden. It has a significant historical context – the last Ming Emperor hung himself here, ending the Ming dynasty. Nowadays, Jingshan park is one of the best vantage points to see and photograph the Forbidden Palace from.

Special tip

Climb up to Wan Chun pavilion and you can enjoy fantastic views while standing on the top of the mountain and looking down at the city.

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3 Comments

gives you a great view over the whole of the forbidden city from the north side.
John
Local
October 16, 2018
Jingshang Park is the perfect park to go after a walk into Forbidden City. Relaxing and plenty of history
fabio
Local Expert
March 2, 2018
A perfect place to view forbidden city
steve
Local
August 15, 2017

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