Sizzling sidewalks and the hot Beijing summer sun confine some Beijingers to homes with air conditioners on. But water parks are keeping visitors cool this summer. Here are the top eight water recreational destinations in Beijing.
Hi Space. [Photo: Hi Space]
The Hi Space at Hot Spring Leisure City Resort is an indoor water recreational hall with a retractable roof and glass walls, with a maximum capacity of 3,000 tourists. The hall is equipped with standard swimming pools, man-made waves, surfboard, drifting canals, beaches and kids water pools.
The most notable is the liftstage in the water, where dances, water wedding ceremonies and fashion shows are often held.
Opening Hours: 9:00am-10:00pm
Entry Fee: 168 yuan; 100 yuan for kids between 1.2-1.4 meters tall; free for kids shorter than 1.2 meters
Add: Zhenggezhuang Village, Beiqijia Town, Changping District
How to get there: Take bus routes No. 3 or 23 and get off at Wendu Water City Station.