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Where should you go to enjoy the flourishing lotus in summer? Don’t miss these places!

2018-06-14 09:05:13

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Enjoying the flourishing lotus in summer could be the most delightful thing you can do. You can find flower buds among the green and the heat of summer will be cooled down by the scene. With the faint scent of lotus on the wind, you will feel very refreshed! The lotus this summer has been waiting for you to visit. The following are some places for you to enjoy lotus and you shouldn’t miss them!

Lotus Pond 荷塘悦色

You will understand the meaning of visual enjoyment of “boundless green lotus leaves” when you come to lotus pond. The alternating distribution of leaves and flowers in the vast lotus pond add radiance and beauty to each other in pink and green.

Best sight viewing period: Mid-June to August

Ticket: RMB 29.9

Route:

1. Take Bus 296 from Shuangbei Tunnel station and get off at Zhongliang Town. Transfer to Bus 254, 523 or 525 and get off at Hehua Village station.

2. Take Bus 523 or 525 at Beibei station (Chongqing Old Train Station) and get off at Hehua Village station

Huayan Temple 华岩寺

There are hundreds of water tanks in front of the Huayan Temple gate, and all of them are used to plant lotus flowers. Therefore, before you see the lotus, you will smell their fragrance. Walking among the flowering shrubs over a meter high, the freshness of lotus leaves and fragrance will surround you. Seven-Step Lotus Pond is the best place in Huayan Temple to enjoy the flowers.

Best sight viewing period: Mid-June to August

Ticket: free of charge

Route: Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Dayancun Station. Then transfer to Bus 204 and go to Huayan Temple station

Lotus Garden on Yunzhuan Mountain 云篆山荷韵园

At the Lotus garden on Yunzhuan Mountain, the lotus pond has blossomed for you to enjoy. You can also enjoy a pneumatic boat in Lotus garden, which attracts a lot of people for entertainment. In the meantime, you can also pick peaches, plums, blueberries and other kinds of fruit, which add more fun along the enjoyment of the flowers.

Best sight viewing period: June to September

Ticket: free of charge

Route: Take Bus 303, 308, 898, or 858 or Subway Line 3 to Yudong Station and then transfer to the regular bus to Yunzhuan Mountain

Ailian Lake Wetland Park in Tuqiao Town, Tongliang District 铜梁土桥爱莲湖湿地公园

There is ten thousand mu of lotus in Tuqiao Town, Tongliang District. The vast expanse of lotus leaves sway in the gentle breeze and the white, red and purple flowers gradually blossom. You can choose to enjoy the lotus on the bank or see then closely by sightseeing in a gaily-painted pleasure-boat!

Best sight viewing period: Mid-June to Early September

Ticket: RMB 30

Route: Chongqing—Suining-Chongqing highway—Tongliang Intersection lower track—Longteng Avenue—Bailong Avenue—East Yingbin Road—Tongda Road—Tuqiao Town

(Translated by Li Jing, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Jiang Yiwei