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Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), Beijing
(3.8/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The best time to visit this park is during autumn, where it is famous for its red leaves and scenery. I entered by the east gate. About 5 minutes after the entrance is the Tranquility Green Lake (Jing...  more »
  • I started at the north gate entrance and took the rope way located just at the entrance. The rope way was amazing 20 minutes with awesome views of the entire park and neighborhoods. One way cost is 10...  more »
  • 和朋友一起去的,因为其中有一个男生身体不适,为了让他身心健康所以一大清早就爬起来去上山。之前去过一次,走上去走下来,腿那个抖啊,一下子累到虚脱。不过山上的风景还是真的不错。