2013-01-08The Beihai (North Sea) Park is located in downtown Beijing, about 500 meters northwest of the Forbidden City and Jingshan Hill, which is one of the earliest and best-preserved imperial gardens in the country.
2013-01-08For those who need a bit of breathing space on the off hours, Ditan Park is popular escape, a place to meditate on the passing of the seasons, and snap photos while doing so.
2013-01-08Over the past four weeks D J Clark has wandered the parks of Beijing looking for potential new Chinese Olympic sports. In the last video of the series he reflects on the 348 parks of Beijing and speaks to the person in charge of their upkeep and development.
2013-01-08D J Clark visits the Temple of Heaven Park in southeast Beijing in search of Chinese sports. In the small alleyways that wind around the ancient temple he found Sun Wenxia practicing Dahuagun. Could this be a possible contender for a future Chinese made Olympic sport?
2013-01-08D J Clark goes to Beijing's Taoranting Park where he discovers a sport invented in Shanxi province 20 years ago that combines tai chi with badminton. Rouliqiu can be played as a competitive sport across a net or individually as a form of therapeutic sport.
2013-01-08In the second video in the Park Games series, D J Clark goes to Zizhu Park to find Jiang Liguo, a tai chi master from Chen, the oldest of five schools of this ancient martial art, in his search through the Beijing parks to find a potential future Chinese Olympic sport.
2013-01-08The Beijing Aquarium, the world's largest inland aquarium, is home to more than 1,000 species of marine animals and more than 50,000 types of fish.
2013-01-08Happy Valley is a "Chinese Modern Theme Park".
2013-01-08Changpuhe is also called Waijinshuihe, a pretty, renovated river park lying east of the Forbidden City.
2013-01-08It is a comprehensive park consisting of facilities for leisure, entertainment, science and culture, and sports.
2013-01-08Taoranting Park is a well-established old neighborhood park.
2013-01-08Before visiting the Grand View Garden, a visitor should read the 18th-century classic Chinese novel, A Dream of Red Mansions, by Cao Xueqin. The garden area was designed and built in the 1980s as a set for some of the country’s most successful television productions.
2013-01-08People say Chaoyang Park is the "green lungs" of Beijing. You can find many more parks, but here are the biggest grasslands, largest water area and no park holds more celebrations and shows than Chaoyang Park.
2013-01-08The Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park is located off of West Chang’an Avenue, 15 kilometers away from Tiananmen Square, Subway Line 1, along with a myriad of buses that go to the park.
2013-01-08The Blue Zoo is best known for Beijing's first saltwater aquarium. Visitors can get a great view of a diverse collection of sea creatures by walking through Asia's largest (120-meter) transparent underwater tunnel. You can see 6,000 sea creatures from around the world.