Speaking of ice skating inBeijing, you cannot miss the Summer Palace, which is not only an amazing attraction for you to visit in spring and autumn but also an area for you to go to in January 2016, for ice skating is now its most attractive feature and this rink is the largest amongthe top seven outdoor rinks in Beijing.
The Summer Palace Ice Rink has opened to the pubic for a few days, and large streams of people have already gone there. Among the seven largest ice rinks, this one is the largest among them all, for Kunming Lake is as large as 700,000 square meters and accounts for 100 football pitches. Although not all areas of the lake are open, the parts opening to us are already enough to enjoy ourselves.
Why do you want to skate on the ice of Kunming Lake? Yes, it is the largest site and the view is broad, so that you can watch the Longevity Hill, Tower of the Buddhist Incense,Seventeen-arch Bridgeand West Causeway from the angle where you cannot stand after the lake water melts. Families usually go there. If you have a wife and kids, your trip to the lake will be more admirable.
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Getting there: Take Subway Line 4 to Beigongmen Station (北宫门).
Source: Translated from money.huagu.com