Se Park [Photo/ntseyuan.com]
Se Park (also named Zhang Jian cemetery or Seyuan), founded in 1924, is a national AAAA grade scenic spot. It is located in Langshan Mountain Scenic Spot in Nantong, Jiangsu province. The total area of Se Park is about 35 hectares.
Se Park is a major historical and cultural site protected at the national level, an environmental education base in Jiangsu province and a patriotism education base in Nantong. Zhang Jian (1853-1926), the Number One Scholar of the Imperial Exam in the late Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), a pioneer of national industry and entrepreneurs and an early educator in modern China, is buried in Se Park.
Scenery of Se Park [Photo/ntseyuan.com]
The park is pleasant, elegant and peaceful. It is surrounded by thousands of precious trees such as dove trees, Japanese cedars, Chinese yew and tussah needle. Se Park has the best air quality and the highest density of air ions; it is regarded as one of "Nantong's green lungs" and has the largest botanical garden in Nantong.
Se Park is ready to welcome visitors to join various activities such as barbecues and farm tours. A Spring Flower Festival, Lotus Flower Festival and Autumn Flower Show are three themed festivals held in the park during the year.
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