Taoranting Park Panorama 陶然亭

Taoranting Park, Beijing
A pagoda in Taoranting Park, Beijing

I spent the afternoon at the truly Chinese Taoranting Park, Beijing. “Truly Chinese” here means lakes, pagodas, few people, no vendors, and, until the end of this week, a multi-ethnic cultural festival. A Little Planet picture captures the balance and natural symmetry of this park perfectly. Subway Line 4, 陶然亭公园. Entrance is just ¥2.5.

Alongside the park is an exotic fish, reptile and plant market: a cheap place to fill the house with pot-plants.

Created with Photosynth for the iPhone.

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