Iron Pagoda Park
Former Site of Kāifēng Synagogue
Sadly, nothing remains of the synagogue – finally swept away in mid-19th century floodwaters – except a well with an iron lid in the...
Site of the former imperial palace, this park is mostly gardens and a lake, into which hardy swimmers plunge in winter. Reached by a...
Shānshǎngān Guild Hall
This tiny, elaborately styled guild hall was built as a lodging and meeting place during the Qing dynasty by an association of merchants...
Bǎiqíyuán Food Court
This tempting food court offers plenty of easy-to-order meals, with noodles, dumplings, fried rice, soups and personal stir-fries to...
210 Beimen Dajie; 北门大街210号 · interesting places nearby
Iron Pagoda Park information
Rising up within Iron Pagoda Park is a magnificent 11th-century pagoda (55m tall), a gorgeous, slender brick edifice wrapped in glazed rust-coloured tiles (hence the name); its narrow stairs are climbable for ¥35. A 30-minute evening light show is held at 7.30pm, 8pm, 9pm and 9.30pm. Take bus 1 from Zhongshan Lu; alternatively, a taxi will cost ¥10.