48 Hours in Beijing

A handy guide.

Located in Beijing’s Haidian District, the palace is recognized as one of the most preserved royal parks in the country. It has influenced Chinese landscaping and horticulture because of its natural and beautiful surroundings, and cultural relics and artifacts. Built centuries ago, this UNESCO-listed attraction functioned as a resting house and entertainment grounds for the royal family during its heyday.

Entrance Fee: CNY60 (for April to October), CNY50 (for November to March)

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Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida is a writer by profession and traveler by passion. He writes and posts about his adventures on TheWanderingJuan.net. He likes the outdoors and prefers mountains and hiking to beach bumming, but he wouldn't mind lazing on a white sand beach and swimming in its clear, blue waters.