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Top 10 destinations for Mid-Autumn Festival in Beijing

By Lin Liyao (China.org.cn)

08:40, September 29, 2012

Beihai Park (Photo/Xinhua)

The Mid-Autumn Festival, the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, falls on Saturday this week according to the Gregorian calendar. On this traditional Chinese festival, besides eating moon cakes, enjoying the full moon with family and friends is also a must. Want to enjoy the moonlight in a unique and interesting way? Let China.org.cn show the best places to enjoy the moon this year.

Top 10: Beihai Park (北海公园)

Beihai Park, located to the west of the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park, is the oldest and best-preserved ancient imperial garden in China. It was the former royal palace for successive dynasties. The park has an area of 68 hectares, half of which is covered by the Taiye Lake. On the Mid-Autumn Day evening, rowing a boat in the glistening water, with glorious full moon up in the sky, artificial hills, pavilions and corridors flowing around, your body and soul will be relaxed and at peace.

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