Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens which in total cover an area of 400 hectares (making this the largest botanical exhibition in the county), are divided into various distinct gardens – each of which showcases the beauty of predominantly northern Chinese flora. This is not just a park – it’s a scientific reserve, and from every tree in the […]

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival also known Duanwu Jie falls on the fifth day on fifth lunar month of every year. This year, it corresponds to June 20. Since 2008, it has been considered a public holiday. Main activities during this time include eating zongzi (steamed glutinous rice with various fillings wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves), […]

Qu Fu

Qufu is the hometown of one of China’s most famous historical figures – Confucius. The legendary poet, teacher, philosopher, and politician grew up here, and his influence is clear everywhere you look. As the birthplace of China’s most revered sage, the city of Qufu occupies a hallowed place in the minds of not only the […]