West Lake Park is located in Beijing City, Tongzhou District, Beijing Hangzhou the Grande Canale North West, covers an area of 210 acres, of which the surface of nearly 80 acres. Park the first formed in 1936, the expansion in 1985.
The park with its due function and daily exercise, entertainment, the charm of reception of tourists in 3000 much person-time, average annual reception of visitors amounts to 1200000 person-time. Children's Park is located in the center of the park, covers an area of 5800 square meters, there are all kinds of electric toys more than 50 sets of fun, bumper cars, pirate ship breathtaking, mad mouse, monkey pull true to life likeness. During the holidays, the children be in the best of spirits in this vacation. Water world do not have a taste. When visitors from 10 meters tall water slide down, can feel the modern life of passion, water world is a tourist summer and children swimming place. A hundred meters antique architectural color corridor across the north and south between two lakes, lake blue waves, take tourists various animal models in the lake tour sightseeing boat, North and South lakes can boating water, can also provide fishing enthusiasts to provide a good place, in the cold winter and can be in a ice skating.
The park is not only the modern entertainment facilities, and preserved cultural relics. The famous Dipamkara stupa located in West Park ( according to legend tower with Dipamkara relic) the tower was built in the southern and Northern Dynasties Northern Zhou Yuwen 's period, dating back more than 1300 years of history, the Tang Dynasty, the history of the Royal have rebuilt, the Qing emperor Kangxi 35 years to rebuild the lamp Buddha Stupa, tower 56 meters high, the circumference of 38 meters, brick, Miyan solid, eight octagonal tower thirteen layer there are 2224 bells, wind melodious, the ancients had " a tower shadow that Tongzhou " praise poem. Dipamkara Dagoba is the symbol of ancient Tongzhou. 1985 repair the tower was listed as " municipal heritage conservation units ".
Li Zhuowu 's tomb is located in the northwest corner of West Lake Park, nestled in the green pines and verdant cypresses, Li Zhuowu ( Li Zhi, Secho Go, in 1527 -1602 years ) a famous thinker in the Ming dynasty. He can be learned in books, all classes of authors, he dares to expose the hypocrisy of Daoism, attacked the doctrine of Confucius and Mencius and insightful assessment from the Warring States to the more than 800 historical figure, he has published " collection ", " burning of the books " and other works. In 1602 he was put in prison, fight to death, his friend Ma Jinglun to be buried in the North Tongzhou racecourse, for future generations pay much more, 1985 to expand the park moved to park in this tomb.
Green mountains and rivers dependencies, cultural relics mutual lining, West Park, a beautiful environment, fresh air. The park has 60 a variety of million lines of flowers and trees, attitude vigorous Guhuai has been 500 years of age, the remains of the old city of stacking rockery built on the modeling of different landscape pavilion, a panoramic view overlooking the garden, Sononaka Meijing, an idyllic scene make visitors feel fresh. West Park is set in Tongzhou city a bright pearl.