Jingshan Park is located on the central axis of Beijing City, covering an area of 23 hectares. It is named after the “Jing hill” (Jingshan in Chinese) in the park, which is 42.6 meters high and 88.35 meters above sea level. It was the highest point in the center of Beijing. Jingshan as an imperial garden was built in Jin dynasty, which was a dynasty nearly 1,000 years ago, and it is also served as a viewpoint and rest spot for the imperial elite in Yuan dynastiy, Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty. Standing on the top of the mountain overlooking the city, you can see the splendid ancient Forbidden City and the new look of modern Beijing.
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