Get a taste of traditional ways of celebrating Spring Festival in Wuxi

Updated: Jan 29, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Plum Garden

Gong and drum performance

As winter is the best season for plum blossoms, Wuxi's Plum Garden is always a popular tourist attraction during the Spring Festival. The garden has 40 species of plum trees on the mountain with more than 4,000 plum trees throughout the garden.

In this year's holiday, a distinctive event themed on gong and drum, two of China's traditional percussion instruments and among the country's intangible cultural heritages, will be held in the Plum Garden, to add to the festival atmosphere.

Time: from Feb 5 to 10, the first day to the sixth day of Chinese Lunar New Year

Location: 13 Bianjiawan, West Liangxi Road, Binhu district, Wuxi

Tickets: 60 yuan ($9) for a single ticket

Opening hours: 6:00 – 18:00

Public transport: Bus Nos 2, 40, 52, 53, 72, 83, 87, 88, 89, 102, 131, 158

                  Metro Line 2 to Meiyuan Kaiyuan Temple Station

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The Plum Garden has 40 species of plum trees on the mountain, with more than 4,000 plum trees throughout the garden. [Photo/VCG]

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