Wandering into it from its south gate and heading for Fuhai Lake from Elegant Spring Garden in Yuanmingyuan, you would catch a glimpse of a broad avenue flanked by ginkgo trees. In mid-autumn days, golden yellow ginkgo trees and fiery red leaves have tinged this avenue with transcendental beauty and illusionary fascination.
Reason for Recommendation: Strolling around it would indulge you in serene beauty.
Best Season for Sightseeing: Mid October--mid November
Ticket: Ticket offices are set up at the palace gate of Elegant Spring Garden and the east palace gate of Garden of Eternal Spring.
Adult ticket: 10 yuan/person-time;
Address: No. 28, Qinghua West Road, Haidian District, Beijing City
Bus Routes: Buses to gate of Elegant Spring Garden of Old Summer Palace: No.319, 320, 331, 432, 438, 498, 626, 628, 664, 690, 696, 697, and Te 6. Buses to east gate of Garden of Eternal Spring of Old Summer Palace: No.365, 432, 562, 656, 681, 717, 814, 982, Te 4, AMEX No.105 and No. 205. Take Subway Line 4 and get off at Old Summer Palace Station.
Self-guided Routes: Drive along the North 4th Ring Road and take Xueyuanqiao exit, then head along the side road of North 4th Ring Road, turn right at Zhongguancun A Bridge and drive straight.
Parking: Paid parking
Opening Hours: 07:00 -17:00
Contact Number: 010-62628501
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