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Fragrant Hills Park

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Located 10 kilometers west of Beijing, the Fragrant Hills Park is one of Beijing’s most idyllic spots. 2 big stones lie on its peak and from a distance, on a mist shrouded day it looks much like a three-legged incense burner. The groves of apricots, peaches, pears and lilacs may also be reason for the name Fragrant Hills. Visitors to the park can reach the peak by trekking up the hill or by taking a cable car. The park was established in 1745, by Emperor Qianlong, who had pavilions, terraces and temples built, trees planted and animals brought. Much of the man made beauty still exists in conjunction with the area exquisite natural beauty. Visitors can view the traditional architecture, take a stroll around one of the lakes or go for a horseback ride.
Fragrant Hills Park justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. The refreshing milieu, best geographical environment and the best quality of life around the Fragrant Hills Park offers the most pleasant site for tourists to enjoy their vacations. Its beauty and place in history captivates, and many visitors return again and again.

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