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Houhai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Features
Free, Popular with locals, Family-friendly

This historic scenic area encompasses three interconnected former imperial lakes: Houhai, Qianhai, and Xihai. From ice skating on the lake in winter to watching locals fish in the summer, there's something to do every season. Visitors can catch a live jazz show at the East Shore Jazz Club, have a drink on Haven's rooftop patio, or enjoy Vietnamese food and craft beer at 4corners.

Things to Do
Shichahai

This historic scenic area encompasses three interconnected former imperial lakes: Houhai, Qianhai, and Xihai. From ice skating on the lake in winter to watching locals fish in the summer, there's something to do every season. Visitors can catch a live jazz show at the East Shore Jazz Club, have a drink on Haven's rooftop patio, or enjoy Vietnamese food and craft beer at 4corners.