Cycling in Beijing – Chaoyang Park, Sanlitun, Workers Stadium

Cycling in Beijing – Chaoyang Park, Sanlitun, Workers Stadium

Chaoyang Park (朝阳公园) is a park located on the site of the former Prince’s Palace in Beijing’s Chaoyang District.

The park’s construction began in 1984 and it became Beijing’s largest park. It is approximately 2.8 km in length and approximately 1.5 km in width.

Sanlitun (三里屯酒吧街) is an area of the Chaoyang District, Beijing containing many bars, restaurants, and stores. It is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

The area has been under almost constant regeneration since the late 20th century as part of a citywide project of economic regrowth.

It currently houses many bars and clubs popular with both locals and foreigners as well as international brand-name stores such as Uniqlo, Apple, Nike and Adidas. It is notable for housing the largest Adidas store in the world.

The Workers’ Stadium (Beijing Workers’ Sports Complex; 北京工人体育场), often called Gongti or Gong Ti, was a multi-purpose stadium in the Chaoyang District of north-eastern Beijing. It was mostly used for association football matches.

The stadium was built in 1959 and was last renovated in 2004.

Ride Information:

00:00:00 Route on map
00:00:42 Chaoyang Park South Road
00:01:45 Chaoyang Park Road
00:09:44 Liangmaqiao Road
00:10:29 Tianze Road
00:13:46 Xiaoyun Road
00:16:35 Sanyuan East Bridge
00:17:18 Shunyuan Street
00:20:05 Xinyuan Street
00:22:06 Sanlitun Road
00:26:45 South Sanlitun Road
00:28:57 Workers Stadium South Road
00:32:55 Workers Stadium West Road
00:35:29 Workers Stadium North Road
00:43:03 East Third Ring Road Changhong Bridge
00:44:39 Agricultural Exhibition Hall South Road

Video Source: Blue Harbor, U.S. Embassy, ​​Sanlitun, Workers Stadium, cycling, Beijing【4K】骑行在北京 from sunLight on Youtube CC BY

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