Beijing Qingnianhu Park China, Beijing

Beijing Qingnianhu Park

Qingnianhu Park is a city park in Beijing, situated in Dongcheng District, west of Andingmenwai Street. The park was built in 1960 and covers an area of 170,000 square metres (1,800,000 sq ft). Qingnianhu, or Youth Lake, accounts for about a third of the park's area. The lake was dug by teenager volunteers organized by the local government in 1958. Public transportation can be used to get to the park, which lies just outside Ditan station of the bus lines 18, 104 and 108. An entrance fee of 2 yuan is required as of 2012.