Heilongtan (Black Dragon Pond) is a new popular summer resort located in Miyun County, about 100 kilometers northeast of Beijing. Every summer, visitors from the urban oven flock to the pond to escape scalding temperatures. The getaway is home to 18 lagoons and three waterfalls with a height of 220 meters.
Address: in the north west of Miyun Reservoir, Shicheng Town, Miyun Country;
Entry ticket: 36 yuan;
Transportation: Take Xuanwumen Bus Special line to Heilongtan or Take Bus No. 980 at Dongzhimen to Heilongtan or Take outing No 3 Train at Beijing North Station to Shitanglu and then go to Heilongtan;
(China.org.cn May 17,2008)