Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), Beijing

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#9 of 163 in Parks in Beijing
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. Arrange to visit Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan) and other attractions in Beijing using our Beijing travel route planner .
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  • it only makes sense to visit when weather is good. you can see a view of Beijing. when there is smog, you can't see even 10 meters away...  more »
  • Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan) - Awesome place to spend an afternoon, relaxing and peace of mind.  more »
  • First time I went here I walked up the hill which was quite a challenge. That was in 1985 and not sure I could make it up these days. Lovely place to visit and wonderful views if the winds are friendl...  more »

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