Immerse Yourself in Vibrant Atmosphere of Grand Canal in Shichahai Area

Xicheng District People's Government of Beijing Municipality

Shichahai is one of the four heritage sites along the Beijing section of the Grand Canal. Many scenic spots and former residences of historical figures can be found here. The area teems with the historical and cultural glory of Beijing. The year 2024 marks the 10th anniversary of the inclusion of the Grand Canal on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Let's check out the Shichahai area to experience the charm of the old side of Beijing and feel the new vitality of the Grand Canal.

Route of must-see and classic sites: Yandai Xiejie→Shichahai Cultural Exhibition Center→Yinding Bridge→Guanghua Temple→Ya'er Hutong→Wanghai Tower→Prince Chun's Mansion→Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling→Desheng Bridge→Yeya Island→Prince Kung's Palace→Guo Moruo Memorial Museum→Lotus Market→Lotus Market Dock (Start of vessel ride)→Jinding Bridge→Wanning Bridge→Dibai Dock (End of vessel ride)

Route of World Heritage: Wanning Bridge→Chengqing Upper Water Gate→Huode Zhenjun Temple→Jinding Bridge→Yeya Island Dock (Start of vessel ride)→Yinding Bridge→Yeya Island Dock (End of vessel ride)→Desheng Bridge→Xihai Wetland Park→Guo Shoujing Memorial Hall

Route for a cultural tour: Mei Lanfang Memorial Museum→Site of Former Fu Jen Catholic University→Former Residence of Chen Yuan→Liuyin Street→Former Residence of Ding Ling→Zhang Boju and Pan Su's Former Residence Memorial Hall→Prince Kung's Palace→Guo Moruo Memorial Museum→Former Residence of Zhang Zhidong→Former Residence of Xiao Jun→Former Residence of George Hatem→Prince Chun's Mansion→Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling→Guo Shoujing Memorial Hall

Route for fashionable experiences: Xihai Wetland Park→Xihai 48 Cultural and Creative Park→Shichahai City Exploration Center→Desheng Park→Gulou West Street→Yandai Xiejie→Nanguanfang Hutong→Lotus Market


Boating on Shichahai Lake