Believe it or not, this entire hill complex is man made. During the Ming Dynasty, all of the dirt and rocks excavated for the Imperial Palace's moat was moved via manual labor to what is now called Jingshan Park. On top of each peak sits an architectural designed pavilion that was only opened to Chinese officials.
Getting to the top of this 3 story pavilion on top of the highest peak in the park is no small feat. The hike is nothing but vertical step after vertical step, but the view from the top is unparalleled.