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Tuanjie Lake Park

Updated:2008-06-06 10:03 | Source:

  The park, a national AAA scenic spot, lies at East 3rd Ring Road North, Chaoyang District, about 8 kilometers from the center of the city. It is a city park with characteristics of classic South China gardens. The lake is named Tuanjie, or solidarity, because it was dug on the site of an old kiln pit by government-mobilized citizens. The park was completed and opened to tourists on Sept. 26, 1986.

  The park covers a total area of 123,000 square meters, of which 54,000 square meters are covered by water. Architectures in it combine the solemn simplicity of northern houses and South China style, with grey-tile roofs and whitewashed walls. With 8,676 trees of different species, 36,970 squares meters of lawn, 72% of the park is perennially covered with greenery.

  Major attractions are cloud hill, Deyue Corridor, Lotus Aroma Wafting to Water-side Pavilion, Mingyi (stone) Boat, Jingxiang Pavilion, Evening Clouds Pavilion, Flowing Water Screen Wall, Lancui Pavilion, and simulated seaside garden. All these are neatly arranged on an ingenious layout. The lake is spanned by three bridges of different designs and styles, named Huanbo, Jiexiu and Yinsheng respectively. Such views as Mingyi Boat and the Deyue Corridor evince an intoxicating South China aura.

  The park adheres to a high standard. To maintain a good environment, it has developed an adoption system of greenery management. The park has been classified Category A, Level B in the registration of parks in Beijing. It has been awarded such titles as one of the 400 Best Greening Institutions in China’, National Advanced Greening Collective’, and Sample of Safe Scenic Area in Beijing. In 2002 it passed ISO9001 certification for quality control and ISO14001 certification for environment control.

  Address:No. 16 Tuanjiehunanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing

  (Source: http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Tour/ScenicSpots/)

Editor : Zhu Jia

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