05-11-2009 09:25

As the weather turns warm, city-dwellers are eager to go to the countryside to relax, and escape the hot temperatures as well as the hustle and bustle of urban streets. In today's style watch, we introduce some of the best scenic spots in Beijing's countryside.

Black Dragon Pool

Hei Long Tan, or Black Dragon Pool, is located in Miyun county in the north of Beijing. Eighteen pools are scattered in a gorge area, measuring four kilometers long and whose water level spans 220 meters. Among them the Black Dragon Pool is the steepest and has the most fantastic view.

Cliffs, waterfalls, and swirling pools are among the highlights of Black Dragon Pool. Tourists will enjoy climbing the steep bridges or ladders to experience the different views.

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