Dongba Park

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Dongba Park
TypeUrban park
LocationBeijing, China
Area234.2 hectares
Created2008
StatusOpen all year

Originally called Guoyuan (Chinese: 果园; literally: "Fruit Garden") by local people, Dongba Park (Chinese: 东坝公园; literally: "Eastern Flatland Park") is the largest suburban public park in Beijing. It covers a territory that is 3 times larger in size than the Forbidden City. The park is located in Chaoyang District, near the eastern segment of 5th Ring Road. There are hundreds of plant species in the park, including many fruits, such as peach, cherry, pear, apricot and jujube. In certain months, visitors are allowed to pick those fruits for free.