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“Nice big park for a walk”
Review of Hongmei Park

Hongmei Park
Ranked #2 of 99 things to do in Changzhou
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

This is a nice park, very well maintained. I visited on a Spring day in February and the place was buzzing, full of families out for the day.

Highlights were the old guys drawing Chinese calligraphy on the ground with makeshift mop pens and water, the boating lakes, and the stalls where kids can buy these cute little white porcelain models and then paint em with paints provided at the stalls. The atmosphere in the park is great, really relaxed, and there is plenty to explore.

On the downside, it's lacking in green areas where you can sit, this being China you can't actually walk or sit on the grass, which is a bit crap, but if you're just there for a nice walk or a wee spin on one of the boats, then it's a nice park. If you have kids then you'll love it.

Thank paddyc1978
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

Went there a couple of days ago on a mild, grey day which improved our mood tremendously on spending time in the park. It's not far from the main shopping district, about 5-10 minutes walk. The connected areas are quaint, particularly the little hills with seating, bridges and walks. It's not a place for sitting on the grass, but to sit on seats admiring the views. The park feels big but its quite compact, compared to say one of the big London parks, not talking long to walk around.

There is also a useful cafe with outdoor seating overlooking the big lake. We had mugs of tea for 10 RMB with a thermos flask of hot water for endless refills. Mostly old people sitting around, chatting, playing games which was heart-warming hearing their chatter amongst the birdsong. We went on a weekday, guessing weekends would be much busier. One of my favourite parks in China.

2  Thank grinch_at_xmas
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Beautiful park, and very big. There are ponds, bridges, fish tanks, blossom trees, temples, and the famous Tianning pagoda. We spent several hours there. Like most cool places in China, it was very crowded on a Saturday.

2  Thank Kristen S
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

Visited Hongmei Park 6Apr2013 and my time was mostly okay but immediately disappointed by the grassed areas. Design and proportionally large grassed areas were definitely satisfactory but choice of turf appears fairly unsuitable for heavy traffic of everybody walking around the lawns. Saturday I was there was the first warm spring weekend so place was very crowded. Lawns still looked quite picturesque but ware and tare was already showing; so not good! Ponds were a highlight. Big problem with shortage of toilets; I needed to make use of toilet at onsite Tinghonglou Hotel whose concierge and front office staff were most polite and helpful. Whereas people like me asking to use toilet could have been easily turned away. I intend to go back and try out the Tinghonglou Hotel restaurant which overlooks the most scenic section. So top manner of these staff, got it right. To recap I was definitely happy to have been taken to Hongmei Park.

1  Thank RCC_10
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

Great place to wander around when the trees are in blossom - or to just people watch. Very picturesque with Tianning Pagoda overlooking park. MUST take camera!

Thank mlarsen1
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