With the approach of spring, Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, welcomes the sun's warmth. Recently, scenic spots in the city have begun offering different kinds of leisure activities for people.
Chanba National Wetland Park is a national 4A-level scenic spot, consisting of six landscapes and 10 experience sites. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]
Chanba National Wetland Park
Far away from the city center, Chanba National Wetland Park is located in the delta of the Bahe River, stretching into the Weikou delta in northeast Xi'an.
Visitors can run and play on the grass or have a picnic, chat and sunbathe here. Children can also fly kites in the park.
Address: No 1 Qiyuansan Road, Chanba Ecological District, Xi'an, Shaanxi province
Ticket price: free
Hours of operation: 9 am-5 pm
Lovers of hanfu, a type of traditional Chinese clothing, visit Tang Paradise. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]
In Xi'an nowadays, many people who love hanfu, a type of traditional Chinese clothing, enjoy going out in the spring in costume.
Tang Paradise is a must-visit place for hanfu lovers. When you go to Tang Paradise on a clear spring day, you can expect to encounter beautiful girls dressed in hanfu.
Address: No 99 Furong West Road, Qujiang New Area, Xi'an, Shaanxi province
Ticket price: free with reservation
Hours of operation: 9 am-10 pm
Cherry blossoms begin to bloom at Qinglong Temple in Xi'an. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]
Going to see the cherry blossoms at Qinglong Temple in Xi'an in March and April is the most popular thing to do in the city during spring.
There are many varieties of cherry blossoms at Qinglong Temple, and they are colorful and beautiful while in bloom.
Address: No 1 north of Tielumiao village, Xiying Road, Yanta district, Xi'an, Shaanxi province
Ticket price: free
Hours of operation: 8 am-4:30 pm
Louguantai National Forest Park
Located in Zhouzhi county, Xi'an, Louguantai National Forest Park is close to the city center. Visitors can get there by car.
In spring, visitors can experience the stunning natural scenery of Louguantai by climbing the mountain.
There are lush mountain forests, as well as protected animals such as crested ibis and giant pandas. At the beginning of March, the plum blossoms in Zongsheng Palace also begin to bloom, and visitors can take pictures of the flowers along the way.
Address: Louguan town, Zhouzhi county, Xi'an, Shaanxi province
Ticket price: 30 yuan ($4.6)
Hours of operation: 8 am-6 pm