Peach Blossom Festival Draws Tourist Crowds
2012-04-25 14:18:49 m.cri.cn Web Editor: Duanxuelian
Students attend a drawing lesson in the peach blossom fields of Pinggu. [Photo: YNET.com]
The annual International Peach Blossom Festival which is currently underway in Beijing's Pinggu district has become a magnet for tourists from nearby cities, according to the metro newspaper Beijing Youth Daily.
About 14667 hectares of peach trees are in bloom across Pinggu district; representing the biggest peach plantation in northern China.
Entering its 14th year, the festival includes sideline events such as a music festival and a Taoist celebration held in a historical temple.
Buses bound for Pinggu are available at Beijing's Dongzhimen Bus Station. The district is about 70 kilometers from the downtown area of Beijing. 1 2 3