"When to see red leaves in Beijing Fragrant Hill" Fragrant Hills Tip by woods_mandy

Fragrant Hills, Beijing: 9 reviews and 20 photos

Red leaves in Beijing Fragrant Hill, one of the most magnificent scenes in Beijing, enjoy the international fame and attract thousands of visitors annually. In every autumn period, crowds will cover the entire hill to appreciate red leaves. There are many kinds of red leaves in Fragrant Hill. Most of them are sumac trees and maple trees.

Red leaves in Fragrant Hill have enjoyed the popularity since the ancient time. Poem sentence ?Red leaves are much brighter than blossoms in February? tell us the charm of this plant. During the late autumn days, on the southeast slope of Fragrant Hill, thousands of sumac trees will turn into red color. Other kinds of trees also decorate this hill here and there. The red color which is looked like fire print a significant scene in this time. The famous ?Magnificent Autumn Forest? in the top 28 scenes in Fragrant Hill just refers this site.

In the autumn, red color covers the hill; red leaves stand on branches. The calm atmosphere in this hill makes visitors forget about troubles in the noisy world. The quiet environment, the old trees, the red leaves, all of these will attract you to come to Beijing Fragrant Hill. Red leaf is the symbol of harvest as well as the beginning of a fantastic world.

The red leaves festival in Fragrant Hill Park has been held since 1989 annually. The period is from mid-October to mid-November which is the best time to see red leaves there. During the festival period, people can join in many activities such as climbing mountain matches, art performances competitions, painting and poems competitions, music and tea exchange meetings, stone and bonsai exhibitions, etc.

There are lots of people in Red Leaves Festival period. It depends on the weather to appreciate the red leaves. If the temperature is not enough low, leaves may be not turned into bright red enough. And if the cold wave comes, leaves will fall from branches. So the golden time to see red leaves may be just a few days only.

Address: Beijing Xiangshan (Fragrant Hill) Park
Directions: Haidian District

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  • Written Sep 8, 2011
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