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Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), Beijing

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At the foot of Western Mountains rests Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), an imperial garden consisting of maple, smoke, persimmon, and pine cypress trees. Built in 1186, the urban park shelters traditional architecture and many cultural relics scattered over an area of 160 hectares (395 acres). Explore the natural and historic sites--such as monasteries, pagodas, villas, lakes, and plants--by taking one of two main routes through the park. You can also go on a cable car ride to observe the spectacular panoramic scenery and fiery autumn foliage from a higher vantage point. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan) by using our Beijing trip itinerary builder.
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  • 去年和哥哥去的,那还是第一次游北京香山。红叶刚刚开始泛红,但是已经有不少人登山赏红叶了 我们走的是最长的一条路,也只有这条路上的红叶最美了……一直走呀走呀,过了一个山坡还有下一个,但是我们一直都没想要放弃,都想看看山顶的色彩半路上还有卖黄瓜的,4块一根,好贵~ 终于在中午登上了山顶,想在山顶的石雕处留个影,人太多了,没排上,哈哈 明年有机会还来  more »
  • When you want to get a break from Beijing’s pollution, this is THE place to go. Ridiculously fit power-walkers can get up the hill in 20 minutes – I usually do a leisurely hike for about an hour. And ...  more »
  • From the top one have an amazing view of Beijing on a clear day with no smog or haze. From the top you may also take a hike to the surrounding smaller villages.  more »