Time of year
When I was last here there was no 4th ring road, only the two subway lines and the taxi ride took over an hour. Now the subway and tram line whisk visitors within 200 meters of the park entrance. Popularity has grown. The are redeployed ski lift chairs to the summit…
The park is amazingly beautiful at this time of year. This year wintry weather has come early to Beijing, and created many very beautiful and brilliantly coloured leaves.
Came here on a whim on our first day in Beijing. Took the Line 5 from near the hutong we were staying in, then Line 10, then the above-ground train to the Fragrant Hills station. Walked up the town's hill (there are a number in this new-ish looking town where you can pick up…
I was there alone. Started from the east gate. It costs 10 yuan. Climbed to the mountain top - it is about 200m of climbing. During the climb ( which has many stairs) there are few temples and many trees with yellow and red leaves. The day was foggy so they could not tell if the…
This is one of the best places to see red maple trees during autumn season. Unfortunately, when I got there, trees were just starting to change their colors. Still, I loved the place. If you love being with nature, you will get to appreciate this place. You can even go hiking…