Xi'an Xingqing Palace Park, built in 1958, is an urban park integrating culture, entertainment and site protection built on some sites of the original Tang Xingqing Palace.
Xingqing Palace Park covers an area of about 738 mu and 150 mu of lake surface. It is located to the east of the Ming City Wall in the ancient city of Xi'an, and to the north of Xianning West Road, the east extension of Xi'an South Ring Road. Its main gate is opposite to the north gate of Xi'an Jiaotong University, a well-known university. The park is currently the vice president unit of China Park Association; Key cultural relics protection units in Shaanxi Province; Advanced unit of spiritual civilization construction in Shaanxi Province; Xi'an key tourism window unit.
Xingqing Palace Park was opened free of charge in July 2006 and receives about 9 million tourists annually. The park is designed with freehand brushwork and ink sprinkling. Taking the trend of high in the northwest and low in the southeast, three mountains are planted with trees, and three islands are built in the lake. Centering on the Dragon Pool, according to the orientation of the original Xingqing Palace, the park is built with Tang like scenic spots such as Chenxiang Pavilion, Nanxun Pavilion, Calyx Xianghui Building, Changqing Pavilion, Five Dragon Altar, and Caiyun Room.
In 1993, the "First Tulip Flower Exhibition" was held. It has become a famous exhibition brand in the ancient city of Xi'an. In 2020, Xingqing Palace Park will be upgraded as a whole, with one lake: the original Xingqing Lake; First ring: 2600 meters long green and healthy footpath ring; Six areas: the site protection exhibition area, leisure and entertainment experience area, sports and recreation area, Chenxiang theme cultural area, tourism service supporting area, palace style viewing area, which are the overall planning layout. The park will be reopened on July 1, 2021. Strive to achieve the goal of integrating Xi'an's culture and tourism into a new business card and a new model of city parks, create an exclusive IP for the history and culture of Xingqing Palace, establish a good brand image, and welcome tourists from all directions with a new look, rich historical and cultural connotation, and unique urban memory.