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Situated in the western outskirt of Beijing, Fragrant Hills Park is a large forest park with imperial garden features of long history and rich culture. Covering an area of 160 hectares (395 acres), it consists of a natural pine-cypress forest, hills blanketed with maple trees, smoke trees and persimmon trees, as well as landscaped areas with traditional architecture and cultural relics.

The Park is recognized as one of the major tourist attractions in Beijing. When autumn arrives, the natural scenery in the park turns spectacular, with fiery red smoke tree and maple tree leaves covering the mountain side. Every year, thousands of tourists ride the cable cars through the park in order to see the hills in autumn colors. The grand opening of the annual Red Leaf Festival of Beijing takes place there usually in mid-October to early Novermber.

Originally built in 1186 in Jin Dynasty and expanded during the Yuan and Ming Dynasties, Fragrant Hill Park has become one of the ten top tourist spots through restoration and development since 1949. The famous senic spots in the park include Zhao Temple,Shuangqing Villa,Temple of Azure Clouds, Fragrant Temple,Spectacles Lake (Yanjing Lake),Incense Burner Peak,Study of Reading Heart (Jianxin Zhai) ect..

Fragrant Hills Park

Eight main scenic spots

  • Bright Temple (Zhao Miao)
  • Shuangqing Villa
  • Xiangshan Temple of Azure Clouds
  • Fragrant Temple
  • Spectacles Lake (Yanjing Lake)
  • Incense Burner Peak
  • Study of Reading Heart (Jianxin Zhai)
  • Tranqulity Green Lake (Jingcui Lake)

Two visit routes in visiting Fragrant Hills Park

  • North route, where visitors will see Spectacles Lake (Yanjing Lake), Study of Reading Heart (Jianxin Zhai), Bright Temple (Zhao Miao), etc. Spectacles Lake is a lake divided half by a bridge.
  • South route, main attractions along the route include Tranqulity Green Lake (Jingcui Lake), Shuangqing Villa, Fragrant Temple, Incense Burner Peak, etc.

Address(English):Western Hill of Haidian District, Beijing China
How to get there:

Buses No.318, 331, 333,360,634,696, 714, 733, 833, or No.904 will directly take you there.

Taxi from central Beijing : CNY30 - 40


Other information:

Opening Hours: 07:00 to 18:00 (Apr. 1 to Nov.15);
08:30 to 17:00 (Nov.16 to Mar. 31)

Tickets: CNY 5 (Nov.16 to Mar. 31)
         CNY 10 (Apr. 1 to Nov.15)
Tickets for Temple of Azure Clouds: CNY 10

Tel: (86-10)6259-1155
The best time for visit (during the Red Leaves Festival):
from mid-October to early November


  1. You can take a cable car to appreciate the attractive scenary in the air.
    Tickets for cable car: CNY50
  2. The best viewing spots for the red leaves: 
  3. Fragrant Temple
  4. Tranqulity Green Lake
  5. Heshun Door
  6. Yu-Hua Xiu
  7. Xiangwu Cave.



Beijing Fragrant Hills Park Map

 Fragrant Hills Park

Beijing Fragrant Hills Park Map

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