A Bird's-Eye View of The Forbidden City from Jingshan Park

by Roy Li's Beijing Tours
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  • Location
    Beijing, China
  • Duration
    1h 10m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • 中文 (Chinese)
  • $


Jingshan Park is located in the north of the Forbidden City on the central axis of Beijing. Here you can have an overlook on the panoramic view of the Forbidden City.

 It was originally an imperial garden in Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties and now a public park for citizens to have a leisure time. 

The main buildings include garden doors, Qiwang, avilions, ShouHuangDian (Hall of Imperial Longevity), Xingqing Court, Yongsi Hall and so on.Two-storey Qiwang Pavilion is situated in the south of the park, at the foot of the hill facing the South Gate.

 Yongsi Hall is located in the north of Guandedian and was originally utilized as a mourning sites for dead emperors during Qing Dynasty. Nowadays, it is aused as a Children’s Palace, music school and library.

This park is the it perfect spot to have an overlook of the Forbidden City, and many more famous attractions in Beijing. To the north, you can get a clear view of the ancient Drum and Bell Towers, a classical feature of Chinese cities. To the west, you can see Beihai Park and its hill-top White Pagoda.

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