Zhongshan Park (中山公園), is a lovely little park just off of the Forbidden City in Beijing that used to serve as the imperial gardens. Now a public park, it offers the visitors some peace and tranquility with lots of gardens, flowers, pavilions and trees with the surrounding architecture of the Forbidden City.

After the Chinese revolution and the rise of Sun Yat Sen’s republic the park was renamed after him, as many other parks in China and Taiwan.

 

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

So, let’s have a walk through the park…

 

 

Quiet small ponds…

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

Some boating around the Forbidden city…

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

Flowers, lot so flowers…

 

Zhongshan Park : Beijing 

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

Sun Yat-Sen, tall and handsome as ever…

 

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

And finally, some chinese architecture buildings and pagodas…

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

Zhongshan Park : Beijing

 

 

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The best thing about this park is the entrance fee – so many people don’t go inside because of the entrance fee so it helps one escapes from the mad summer crowds outside the forbidden city. You are right, it is a beautiful park. We enjoyed spending time there two years ago. Nice pictures of the park.

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Nice flower pic

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