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Honglingjin Park

Honglingjin Park
Location No. 5 Houbalizhuang, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Area 389,000 square metres (96 acres)
Created 1958
Status Open year round

Honglingjin Park (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Hónglingjin Gongyuán) is a public park in Beijing.

The park, designated a national AAA scenic spot, lies at the junction of East 4th Ring Road and Chaoyang North Road, to the northeast of Honglingjin Bridge, about 10 kilometers from the center of the city. It is the only theme park for children named "Red scarf" in the country. It is a place for patriotic and popular science education for teenagers. Built in 1958, now it covers an area of .389 square kilometres (96 acres), of which .160 square kilometres (40 acres) are covered by water, and has a 96% greenery coverage rate. The lawn surrounding the lake is dotted with trees and flowers. Major attractions are a theme square named "Song of the Red Scarf", Ginkgo Square, a children's playground, the Practical Road Safety Education Base, and several groups of artistic sculptures. Every year the park holds a scientific garden party on June 1 and a cultural festival for twins in Beijing on October 1.

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