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/ Life/ TravelAlong the flowery path in ChinaUpdated: 2011-03-03 10:14( CRIENGLISH.com)Comments() Print Mail Large Medium  SmallSpring has a reputation for brevity in China. Flowers of various species reserve themselves for a short prime blooming time from late February and early April. So theres no time to spare in planning a flower tour across China.The best place for peach blossom viewing: Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.The best time to go: February to MarchPeach blossoms are not the only thing that has made Guilin a popular tourist destination. But if you happen to be in Guilin during this time of year, the peach blossom scenery is something you might not want to miss.Every year the city holds a peach blossom festival at Dalingshan Peach Blossom Park. The best way to take in the scenery is to take a walk along the 10-mile path in the park bordered by peach trees bearing pink flowers.The best place for cole flower viewing: Luoping, Yunnan provinceThe best time to go: February to AprilThe annual cole flower festival is underway in Luoping, a city with more than four tracts of 10,000 hectares of land each covered by the flowers. With the cole blooms drawing numerous tourists every year, the flowers are beneficial for locals not only for their agricultural worth but also their tourism value.The best place for magnolia flower viewing: BeijingThe best time to go: MarchMagnolias are a messenger of spring in the eyes of Beijing locals. The many temples around the capital are the best places to see magnolia flowers. Their pure white, heavy petals are a symbol of elegance and regality. Emperor Qianlong planted a magnolia tree at the Summer Palace during the Qing Dynasty 200 years ago. The oldest magnolia tree is said to be the 350-year-old one at Dajue Temple in suburban Beijing.Previous Page1 2 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 Next Page8.03K ArtFoodHeritageRock with a dongbei toneFrance firstMighty melodyMusicians to record hundreds of Western classicsCat-themed coffee bar opens in HarbinStunning chocolate Chinese chessSanta Adelaida coffee beansBritish young mans vendor life in BeijingTianhou Temple in N Chinas Tianjin completes repair workExhibition of ancient Chinese architectural woodcarving components kicks off in JinanChinas Baoan ethnic group famous for broadsword forging techniqueRenowned sculptors works in Jingdezhen Editors PicksFunny businessA true picture of turning Lius fantastic fiction into Fengs film Darkness bright sideEat, pray, massagePhotoRegional branch of Louvre Museum opens in FranceBeautiful scenery of Qinghai Lake Cultural festival of light and water in NetherlandsScenery of rime in NE Chinas Jilin city Artist Pan Lushengs solo art exhibition held in Shandong MuseumScenery of Taihang Mountains icefall Most Viewed Life NewsTop Life News NewsPicture books are attracting grown-upsSales that speak volumesDont ask if Im good, and its none of your businessHunter to friendFollowing in the rangers footstepsVideo games enter home of Van Gogh, DaliTaking care of businessHot TopicsPhotos that capture the beauty of China….VideoSlidePodcastPicturesMothers wishes: Episode 2Answer to the end of the worldSlide: Santa Speedo Run in BostonSlide: Mans best friend
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