Fenghuangling Nature Park in Beijing

Why is Fenghuangling Nature Park in Beijing so Special?

Fenghuangling Nature Park, also known as Phoenix Mountain, is a well-conserved ecological area where beautiful natural sceneries and historical relics integrate perfectly. With green hills, limpid water, fresh air and proper air humidity, it is acclaimed as the lung of Beijing City. Meanwhile, the park abounds with colorful cultural sites of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, as well as remains of the health care culture of ancient China, which are very compatible with the natural scenic spots.

Where is Fenghuangling Nature Park in Beijing?

Fenghuangling Nature Park is located inside the Western Hill Farm of Niegezhuang in the Haidian District, 18 miles (over 30 kilometers) away from downtown Beijing.

How to Get There?

  • Take Metro Line 4 to Beigongmen (the north gate of Summer Palace), and then take bus 346 to its terminal Fenghuangling.

Highlights of Fenghuangling Nature Park

The park is divided into north, central, south areas with about 40 sites. The northern scenic area is the perfect combination of mountains and water. The central area is started from Longquan Temple, all the way showing the culture of ancient health preservation. The south area is the wonderful place of exploration, hunt for novelty.

North Route

The North Line has dense scenic spots, with a perfect combination of mountains and water. Along the way, you can enjoy the strange peaks and rocks, explore the secret caves and caves, appreciate the flowing springs and waterfalls, and investigate the ancient temples and pagodas. The main scenic spots include the sea cliff landform of Li’ergang, Qiyi’an, the upper temple and its exquisite tower, the famous pagodas of ancient temples such as flying stone pagoda and cliff stone pagoda, Guanyin cave, Xiuxian cave, Tibetan treasure cave, ancient ape cave, secret cave, Shenquan, Yijing lake, Dishui rock, Whaleback, Jinlong Lake, and the Ladder. It is suitable for mountaineering, rock climbing, spring tasting, ancient exploration and other tourism activities.

Middle Route

The Middle Route starts from Longquan Temple, a famous temple in Beijing, which is the most complete Oriental health culture cultivation group with a combination of Buddhism and Taoism. It can be seen along the mountain, and the ancient health cultivation fields, such as Xianren Cave, Sanfo Cave, Xuanyuan Cave, Xiuxian Chair, etc. The four are the largest and most complete ancient health cultivation group found so far, chiseled in the Liao and Jin Dynasties. Different caves are located in different geographical locations, surrounding environment, and the shape of carved characters, which may represent four different states of health cultivation of ancient practitioners.

South Route

The South Route is a resort for religion, archaeology, secluded exploration and wild hunting. Huangpuyuan, Guandi temple and Lvzu Cave constitute the “triangle belt” with rich religious and cultural accumulation, which is the place where Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism gather. With its long history and charming scenery, this triangle has become a beautiful and charming scenic spot. There is also the “Old North Road” of Miaofeng Mountain, which is in full bloom. Along the way, religious culture prevails, the mountains are strange, the water is beautiful, the stone is beautiful, the breathtaking place is amazing, and the deep heart is relaxed and happy

Useful Travel Tips

  • Admission Fees: CNY 25 for an adult; Free for children under 3.9 feet (1.2m) and CNY 13 for those between 3.9 – 4.6 feet (1.2-1.4m).
  • Opening Hours: Apr.-Oct.: 06:00-18:00; Nov.-Mar.: 06:30-17:30

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