Běijīng Zoo

Lonely Planet review

The zoo is a pleasant spot for a stroll among the trees, grass and willow-fringed lakes as long as you ignore the animal's pitiful cages and enclosures. If you want to see fauna, it's best just to zero in on the pandas (if you are not going to Sìchuān) or the Běijīng Aquarium in the northeastern corner of the zoo.