Fragrant Hill Park – a Large Park Tucked Away Among the Hills with Royal Garden Characteristics

Fragrant Hill Park, Beijing

Photo 1: Fragrant Hill Park, Beijing

        Located on the east side of West Mountain in the northwest suburb of Beijing, 20 km away from the city.

Photo 2: Fragrant Hill Park

         Fragrant Hill Park covers an area of 1.6 million square meters, the cultural relics are abundant.

Xi Shan Qing Xue, Fragrant Hill Park

Photo 3: Snow Scene of Western Hills in Fine Days (Xi Shan Qing Xue), Fragrant Hill Park

Bi Yun Temple, Fragrant Hill Park

Photo 4: Azure Clouds Temple(Bi Yun Temple), Fragrant Hill Park

Bi Yun Temple

Photo 5: Vajrasana Pagoda of Bi Yun Temple, Fragrant Hill Park

 Zongjing Dazhao Temple

Photo 6:   Zongjing Dazhao Temple, Fragrant Hill Park

Double Streams Villa

Photo 7: Double Streams Villa of Fragrant Hill Park

Jian Xin Zhai

Photo 8: Jian Xin Zhai in Fragrant Hill Park

        There are one of the Eight Scenic Attractions in Yanjing “Snow Scene of Western Hills in Fine Days (Xi Shan Qing Xue)”, the only remaining wooden “Hall of five hundred Arhats” covered with gold leaf in this country, the Temple of the Azure Clouds Temple(Bi Yun Temple) which Integrates the architectural style of the Ming and Qing dynasties, “the Zongjing Dazhao Temple” which was travelling palace of the 6th Panchen, Double Streams Villa which is the first residence where Mao Zedong and the Central Committee of the Communist Party lived and worked in Peking, the quaint courtyard full of Jiangnan characteristics “the JianXinZhai”, the Vajrasana Pagoda where is Mr. Sun Zhongshan’s coffin temporarily placed.

 

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