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Steps away from the east gate of Fragrant Hill.
Steps away from the east gate of Fragrant Hill. Acres of greenery and flowers for those tired of urban smog and traffic noise. Sir Johnston, teacher of the last emperor Puyi, had a villa in Cherry Glen, a silent and beautiful retreat in the Gardens. In the spring, the gardens hosts special exhibits of tulips, peach and plum blossoms, peonies, and the like.
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
A good place for weekend outings and picnics
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
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
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