Top ten hot spots for cherry blossom viewing in the Mainland:
‧Yuantong Blossom Tide in Kunming, Yunnan: In the middle of Yuantong Mountain Park, Yunnan cherry blossoms, Japanese cherry blossoms and crabapple are mainly planted. Every March, cherry blossoms and begonias compete to bloom, forming the beautiful scenery of “Yuantong Flower Tide”.
‧Pingba Cherry Garden in Anshun, Guizhou: The Cherry Garden in Gui’an New District covers an area of more than 24,000 mu, with nearly 700,000 cherry blossoms planted in the garden. The flowering period is about early March to early April.
‧Shanghai Gucun Park: The varieties of cherry blossoms include early cherry blossoms, Kawazu cherry blossoms, and Tsubaki cherry blossoms. Gucun Park is currently holding the “2023 Shanghai Cherry Blossom Festival”, which will end in mid-April.
‧Nanjing Jimingsi area: More than 200 Someiyoshino cherry trees are planted on Jimingsi Road, the “most beautiful cherry blossom avenue” in Nanjing, and the flowering period is about mid-to-late March. In the cherry blossom belt from Jiming Temple to Xuanwu Lake area, more than a thousand cherry blossoms were newly planted in 2019. In addition to Somei Yoshino cherry, there are also weeping cherry and Kawazu cherry. In addition, many people from Nanjing Forestry University also went to the campus to enjoy cherry blossoms.
‧Wuxi Yuantouzhu Scenic Area, Jiangsu Province: Over 30,000 cherry blossoms and more than 100 varieties are planted in the park, mainly distributed on both sides of Cherry Blossom Valley, Changchun Bridge and Cherry Blossom Avenue. Early cherry blossoms, Kawazu cherry blossoms and Tsubaki cherry blossoms bloom from the end of February to early March, and Somei Yoshino cherry blossoms bloom around mid-to-late March.
‧Wuhan East Lake Cherry Garden: There are more than 10,000 cherry blossoms planted in the garden, and the early cherry blossoms have already bloomed. The Someiyoshino cherry blossoms will enter the best viewing period in late March. 【Video: The cherry blossoms in Wuhan East Lake Cherry Garden are charming at night】
‧Wuhan University: Known as “the most beautiful campus in the country”, March is the cherry blossom season every year. In mid-March, the public is open to make appointments to enter the campus to enjoy the cherry blossoms. It is expected to enter the full bloom period at the end of this month. 【Short film: Cherry Blossoms in Wuhan University】【16,000 people went to Wuhan University for the cherry blossom appointment】
‧Beijing Yuyuantan Park: More than 40 varieties of nearly 3,000 cherry blossoms are planted in the park. In mid-March, more than 50% of the dozens of Hangzhou early cherry plants planted in scenic spots such as Sakura Garden, Yuyuan Spring and Autumn Festival, and Cherry Flower Valley have bloomed.
‧Qingdao Zhongshan Park: The flowering period is expected to be in mid-to-late April, when thousands of single and double cherry trees will be in full bloom on both sides of the cherry blossom avenue.
‧Dalian Longwangtang Reservoir Park Cherry Blossom Garden: Dalian is a famous place for viewing cherry blossoms. There are more than 30 varieties and more than 3,000 cherry blossom trees in the garden, including Tokyo Zazakura and Yuyi Huangzakura. The flowering period is expected to be from early May to mid-to-late May.
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