Covering an area of 61 hectares，Yingze Park is the largest comprehensive park for relaxation and recreation in central Taiyuan. Yingze Park got its name because it is near old city gate of Taiyuan.
The water surface of Yingze Lake covers one third of the entire area. The Lake is divided into north, south and middle parts. The east of middle lake has wood construction of 150 meters long, which has evident folk style. The south of middle lake is full of artificial hills. The bridge crosses Yingze Lake and yachts embellish the lake.
There are many arbors in the park, which has fancy names such as Xiuyi Pavilion by the east bank of north lake, Lotus Pavilion by Cauliflower Pool, Landscape Pavilion near west gate, Rose Pavilion near orchard and so on.
The most interesting feature of the park is the Library of Scriptures, which was built during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Lying in the center of the park The library is rather elegant, adding primitive flavor to Yingze Park.
Yingze Park has flower exhibition, painting show, swimming, rowing and skate land in summer. You can skate and see snow in winter. There is an amusement park for children in the park, where various entertainment activities are held casually. Besides, tennis court, mini golf yard and carnie were built. It provides an ideal place of leisure, entertainment, cultural and sport activities for the citizens.
Location: No.218 Yingze Street, Taiyuan
Entrance Fee: Free
Transportation: Take the bus No. 1, 6 at railway station and get off at Youth Road, towards Yingze Park. Or you can get off at Gymnasium, enter the park from the south gate of park, there are two entrances on Liberation Road and several entrances at Youth Road.
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