Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Beihai Park!

In the center of Beijing City proper, Beihai Park is a former imperial garden with a history of over 1,000 years. This park mainly consists of Beihai Lake and Jade Flowery Islet, with a total are of 680,000 square meters. The islet is the center of the park, on which the White Pagoda stands. The Nine-Dragon Screen on the northern bank of the lake is majestic, being one of three such existing screens in China.

Beihai Park also preserves a large number of precious cultural relics and architecture. Beihai Park has been included in the World Cultural Heritage List.

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