Attraction Details

Chaoyang Park

Chaoyang Park
Chaoyangparkpic7.jpg
Chaoyang Park
Type public park
Location Chaoyang District, Beijing
Coordinates view on map
Area 288.7 hectares
Created 1984
Open All year

Chaoyang Park (Chinese: ?; pinyin: Cháoyáng Gongyuán) is a park located on the site of the former Prince's Palace in Beijing's Chaoyang District.

Chaoyangparkpic3.jpg

The park's construction began in 1984 and it became Beijing's largest park.[citation needed] It is approximately 2.8 km in length and approximately 1.5 km in width. It has a total area of 288.7 hectares, and a water surface area of 68.2 hectares. The majority of land in the park is used as green space.

It features flower gardens, fairground with rides, including a roller coaster, landscaped areas and several large swimming pools. Bicycles and boats may also be hired at various locations in the park.

The Beijing Great Wheel, a 208 m (682 ft) tall giant Ferris wheel, was to have been constructed at Chaoyang Park, but went into receivership in 2010.

Leave a comment


Name
Email
Comments

User Comments