The park, which is 294 hectares large, is almost for three quarters covered with water. It's situated to the north-west of Beijing near the West Mountains at a 15-kilometer distance from the center. Since 1998 it was put in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
Besides already named showplaces of Beijing, surely for many tourists of great interest are such sights, as the Beihai Park, the tombs of Thirteen, Marco Polo's Bridge and many other sightseeing attractions.
The best time visiting Beijing.
Winter is the coldest time in Beijing, in summer it's quite hot and dry there, in spring you'll face with sandstorms, so the most suitable season for having a trip to Beijing is autumn.
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