Longtan (dragon pool) Park can be found directly
east of the Temple of Heaven in the Chongwen district. The west
side of Longtan Park has been converted into an amusement park with
many modern rides.
Traditionalists may prefer a stroll around the
banks of the lake where there is an outdoor bird market. Hundreds
of people come to buy or look at the numerous birds in the little
stalls run by traders.
There is also a pavilion and bridge built in the
traditional Chinese style. Being the theme of the park, Dragons
can be found carved in more than 100 trees scattered around the