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Summer is incomplete without the lotus

    What do you think is the best thing can represent summer? Iced watermelon, soda, swimming pool or the steamy but tasty hot pot? Apart from these fabulous things, I believe that visiting the lotus pond is another must-do in summer.

    The lotus flowers wave in the morning breeze, and its pink petals look even brighter under the scorching sun at noon. After raining, water drops glisten on the lotus leaves. When you're beside the lotus pond, you're immersed in the fragrance of the lotus and lost track of time, which is one of the reason why it is so attractive. 

    Just as Amway comes with an after sale service, here are some tips on lotus-seeking trip in Chengdu.


By subway 

Daci Monastery

Transportation: Take subway Lines 2 or 3 and get off at Chunxi Road Station

Tickets: None

Tips: Opens from 08:00 to 17:00; you can also have some tea while appreciating the lotus.

Sichuan University Huaxi Campus / Wangjiang Campus

Transportation: Take subway Line 1 and get off at Huaxiaba Station  or Line 3 and get off at Moziqiao Station 

Tickets: None

Tips: It can be really crowded! Avoid the peak hours to enjoy a better view.



Self-driving

Lotus Pond at Sansheng Township

Transportation: Self-driving/ by bus

Tickets: None

Tips: Take a day trip with parents and get some agritainment, or check out those popular shops with friends.

Xindu Guihu Park

Transportation: Self-driving/ take subway Line 3 and then take bus

Tickets: RMB 20 per person

Tips: Click here for a one-day travel guide in Xindu.

Sandaoyan

Transportation: Self-driving/ take subway Line 2 and then take bus 

Tickets: None

Tips: The ancient water town matches perfectly with the lotus flowers, and it's also a great choice to spend a day touring around the ancient town.

Fangxing Town

Transportation: Self-driving

Tickets: None

Tips: It is such an exciting idea to boat in the river while surrounded by 2,000 mu of lotus.


While the weather is not too hot, make your own lotus appreciating plans!


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