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Unknown but wonderful places to watch lotus flowers

2019-07-10 15:12:49

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- For the sake of recent not-that-hot weather, why not plan a weekend trip for yourself! Today, we gonna recommend somewhere special. All these places are not that popular, but are beautiful as well. Now, let’s go and check these lotus ponds in the main urban areas!

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A small lotus-place hidden in the main urban areas

There is no need to drive afar or feel desperate in the crowd, and you can enjoy beautiful lotus flowers! Just walking in the Palm Spring Ecological Park, and a large area of lotus flowers will come into your view. It is now just the blossom season for the flowers, once you are walking close to these lotus flowers, you will smell the elegant fragrance.

It is the right season to enjoy lotus flowers and take the photos because the weather in Chongqing is not very hot at present. Just grab your camera, let's go and shoot!

Address: New North Zone, Chongqing

Transportation: you can take Line 6 at at Hongqihegou Station, then transfer at Dalongshan Station to take Line 5 and get off at Hemulu. Go out at Exit 3 and walk about 10 minutes.

Blooming: June-August, it is currently open.

Take a boat and enjoying lotus flowers – So much fun here!

The lotus flowers of the lotus pond are in blooming period. When you get here, you will know that the visual enjoyment of "the endless green lotus leaves" is probably like this. 

After playing for a whole day, you still won’t get tired. Of course, there are more things to explore: the lotus pond boat, the crayfish fishing, make lotus leaf noodle, feeding fish with milk bottle, and catch field snails in lotus pond.

Address: Yongning Temple, Zhongliang Town, Shapingba District, Chongqing

Transportation:

1. Take bus 296 at Shuangbei Station to Zhongliang Town, transfer to 254/523/525, get off at Lotus Villa.

2. Take bus 523, 525 at Beibei Old Station and get off at Lotus Villa.

3. Take T009 sightseeing bus at Zhongliangshan Town Station

Blooming time: June-August, it is currently open.

Enjoying the lotus flowers at "Fairy Mountain" of main urban city

There are 40 ponds in Shuangzhai Mountain, and there are thousands mu of lotus flowers. Here you can see "the endless green leaves and the beautiful red lotus flowers under the sun", just as the poem told us.

Red, yellow and white lotus flowers, charmingly bloom quietly in this summer season, interpreting the unique romantic style.

Terraced fields are also a beautiful view of Shuangzhai Mountain. The green terraces in June are fascinating. In the mountain, sometimes there rise some mist, and the whole terraced fields will become as wonderful as a Chinese traditional painting.

Address: Shuangzhai Village, Shitan Town, Banan District, Chongqing

Transportation: Longzhouwan and Nanping have shuttle buses to Shitan Town, which takes about 1.5 hours.

Blooming time: June-August, it is currently open. 

(Translated by Feng Jinchao, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Jiang Yiwei