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A good place for weekend outings and picnics.
A good place for weekend outings and picnics. Formerly a Qing imperial garden, today Fragrant Hills makes an easy short climb in the suburbs of Beijing. It's also home to the Fragrant Hills Hotel, designed by noted architect I.M. Pei.
The Quaternary Glacial Exhibition Museum in Moshikou is dedicated to relics from the Cenozoic-era quaternary glacier that existed on the site 2 - 3 million years ago
Steps away from the east gate of Fragrant Hill
The 'Five Pagoda Temple' is the popular name of the Diamond-Throne Tower that is at the heart of the Temple of the Great Righteous Awakening
Badachu is comprised of eight Buddhist temples and monasteries at the foot of the Western Hills
A small but attractive park south-east of Badachu
Shoot stuff at this Olympic-class shooting range
The Summer Palace lies 20 km northwest of the centre of Beijing, with extensive gardens and romantic ruins of palaces built by Qing emperors