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Top eight boating destinations in Beijing (3)

People's Daily Online)  13:32, June 09, 2013  

Houhai (file photo)

3. Houhai

Located northwest of the Forbidden City, the area is popular not only with Western tourists but also with young and older locals.
Houhai Park is made up of three large lakes lined with willow trees. Xihai Lake is in the north, Houhai Lake is in the middle, and Qianhai Lake is in the south. The cultured Houhai neighborhood stretches along the three lakes with many restaurants, shops and bars scattered around the ancient alleyways and hutongs.

Address: Southwest riverside, Xicheng District, Beijing
Entrance Fee: Free
Opening hours: all day

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