Zhongshan Park is located in Haicheng District, Beihai City. It was founded in 1928 and named after Dr. Sun Yat-sen. It is a comprehensive public park with the longest history and the relatively complete facilities in Beihai City. It has been open to the public for free since 2003. The park currently covers an area of 12.14 hectares, including children's amusement area, culture and entertainment area, elderly activity area, animal exhibition area, plant exhibition area, and office area. The protection and utilization of the park are generally good.
Features of Zhongshan Park
In July 1993, Zhonghaihong Industrial Company invested 100 million yuan to transform Zhongshan Park into a comprehensive park integrating entertainment, tourism, view, and leisure together.
The park is equipped with aerospace museum, ocean aquarium, video game hall, and colorful music fountain. The roads in the park are framed by a star-shaped radial road network, interspersed with the small paths and the various functional areas.
The entire park is prosperous with evergreen and lush trees, including the tropical forest, coconut forest, tall banyan trees, white magnolia trees, camphor trees, palm forest, vines, and other ancient plants. Among them, the camellia forest, the sapodilla forest, the bamboo Berlin and the bamboo area are the most attractive and unique. Some plants are cultivated and trimmed into various shapes, such as "peacock", "sea lion" and "kangaroo".
There are also the statues of celebrities, such as Washington, Lincoln, Churchill, Gandhi, William the Great, Shakespeare, Beethoven, Sun Yat-sen, Mao Zedong, and other sculptures of Nobel laureates and movie stars in the park.
There are also the imitation buildings in the park, such as Windsor Castle, Louis Dynasty Song and Dance City, Queen Victoria Club, Russian Bar, Paris Night and other famous buildings. The buildings were rebuilt in 1993, with a total area of 14 hectares.
In the park there are also the open-air stage, skating rink, and dance floor. There are also many amusement facilities such as overhead rail trains, electric cars, swings, slides, etc.