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Address: Andingmenwai Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100011, China
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Part of the Temple of Earth is familiar from other temples: big buildings, spacious parade areas, etc. But much of it is just a great, big park with lovely walking paths, ponds... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 June 2016
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Come here in the morning and find yourself surrounded by people doing Tai Chi, choirs singing old Chinese and communist songs, ballroom dancing, erhu playing and what not. The ballroom dancing lasts until late night and it is hard not to join in!

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Manhattan, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Part of the Temple of Earth is familiar from other temples: big buildings, spacious parade areas, etc. But much of it is just a great, big park with lovely walking paths, ponds, sculptures, and even play equipment. If you need to decompress from all the people, this shady park is a great place to visit.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This big park surrounds the Temple of Earth, walking distance from Yonghegong station. Lots of families with kids and senior citizens hanging out, doing tai chi, singing in bands. One thing I found nice was people doing Chinese calligraphy with a big brush (almost like a mop) and water on the sidewalks. Good place to see locals relaxing.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Kinda cold day but with a very nice and blue sky! Let's go for a walk! During Spring Festival their annual 庙会 is being held in here! This place is turned into a big amusement part full of venues for eating lamb skewers, chicken hearts skewers, fried tofu and more! There will be a lot of people so try to... More 

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Beijing, China
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

It's a 300 meter walk (5 min) from exit A of the Yonghegong Lama Temple metro station on line 5. The park is large so it's a long walk in any direction. The landscape is uninteresting. The park lies flat and most paths are straight with 90 degree turns. Basically, you're walking in a grid pattern. The main tourist site... More 

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Mokpo, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

When I first arrived on the first day of Lunar New Year, I was greeted by an unbelievable amount of people. After pushing and shoving my way down the queue I managed to get a ticket. Entering, there were lanterns everywhere. There were some nice pieces of art and some gardens that were nice to look around. The main attractions... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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123 reviews
77 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

This was the location of my favourite Temple Fair. Easily get there on the subway and follow the people into the park. Sample regional foods, buy reasonably-priced souvenirs, snap some colourful photos and play some sideshow alley type games. Temple Fairs are like market style celebrations at temples held during the first week of the Chinese New Year/Spring Holiday celebrations.

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Thank tracey k
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85 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Due to historic reasons, Ditan is the park that each and every Chinese visits on Chinese New Year. Whether you like it or not, depends on what you're looking for. If you don't like crowded places, you will hate it. But if not, then you will be rewarded with an athmosphere you won't find in many other places. Thousands of... More 

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Thank Volker-Meier
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We visited the Ditan temple fair over the new year holidays 2016. The temple is located in the centre of the city, close to lama temple. A huge area bustling with people of all ages, from children to old people. The place is well decorated in traditional Chinese art and performances depicting the Chinese culture are on through the day.... More 

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Beijing, China
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Even after 16 years in China the madness of the crowd was still a surprise. Don't go to the Temple Fair on CNY day as subway stations nearby main roads are all closed.

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