Editor note: The weather is getting warmer, so it is a good time to appreciate plum blossoms. Here are some recommendations of places in the city to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Hornsey Sea,Guangfu town of Suzhou
Hornsey Sea, or the sea of fragrant snow, in Guangfu town of Suzhou is a famous place to enjoy plum blossoms. The red and white flowers began blooming at the end of January. A total of 20,000 square meters of plum trees have been planted at Hornsey Sea this year. Couples visiting the attraction on Valentine’s Day will get the chance to hang red silk strips to a “magic” plum tree to pray for their love.
Address: Dengwei Mountain at Guangfu town
Transportation: Bus 63, 64, 65
Linwu Mountain at Xishan Island
East Lake, Wuhan
Covering an area of over 80 mu (about 13 acres), the garden of plum blossom at the East Lake has attracted a number of tourists and photographers every year.