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.
Transportation: Take subway Lines 2 or 3 and get off at Chunxi Road Station
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
Tips: It can be really crowded! Avoid the peak hours to enjoy a better view.
Lotus Pond at Sansheng Township
Transportation: Self-driving/ by bus
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.
Transportation: Self-driving/ take subway Line 2 and then take bus
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.
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!