Routes China BeijingDongcheng District
Three seas on foot

Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Three seas on foot

Length5.2 mi
Elev. Gain246 ft
Est. Steps12000

Scenic views

Private property

Created by 乾扬
Three seas on foot is a 5.2 mile (12,000-step) route located near Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. This route has an elevation gain of about 246 ft and is rated as medium. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.

2008 Beijing Drum Tower stabbings

On August 9, 2008 in the People's Republic of China, two American tourists and their Chinese tour guide were stabbed at the historic Beijing Drum Tower; one of the tourists was killed. The assailant then committed suicide by jumping from the tower. The incident occurred during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Great Leap Brewing

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Shichahai station

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Beihai North station

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Guo Moruo Residence

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Huode Zhenjun Temple

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Guanghua Temple (Beijing)

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Route Details


5.2 mi

Elev. Gain

246 ft

Est. Steps

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