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2022-06-15  |  

Located in the center of Beijing, Houhai has long enjoyed a good reputation for summer visits and entertainment. In Houhai, there are clusters of siheyuan (quadranglecourtyards). The neighboring mansions of princes and former residences of celebrities form part of Houhai's rich history.

The setting sun reflects on waterin Houhai. [Photo by Svetlana Skorikova from Russia]

Reflections of trees in water at sunset [Photo by Svetlana Skorikova from Russia]

View of quadrangle courtyards at dusk [Photo by Svetlana Skorikova from Russia]

A stunning scenic sunset over Houhai [Photo by Svetlana Skorikova from Russia]