2. Baotu Spring Garden
The Baotu Spring Lantern Festival will be launched at Baotu Spring Garden on the first day of the Chinese lunar year, offering visitors a chance to enjoy some festive entertainment.
Since 1956, Jinan has held a spectacular lantern show 39 times. Baotu Spring Lantern Festival has developed into the largest and oldest lantern show in Shandong province.
This year's show will offer more than 40 sets of lanterns with different themes. The largest lantern set consists of four giant yellow elephants, 12 meters high and 30 meters wide. The elephant and the column will rotate simultaneously, providing a visual spectacle for visitors.
A dragon-shaped lantern is on display at the 39th lantern show at the Baotu Spring Garden from Feb 16 to Mar 7, 2018. [Photo/qlwb.com.cn]
Address: No 1 Baotuquan South Road, Lixia district, Jinan, Shandong province
Date: Feb 5-24
40 yuan for adults
20 yuan for full-time students with valid certificate (except graduate students)
On-site ticket buying: Ticket windows at the east, south-west, and north gates of the garden
① Children under 6 years old or below 1.4 meters, the elderly over 60 years old, the disabled, active duty soldiers, and tour guides have free admission to Baotu Spring Garden.
② During the festival, free admission is not available for the aforesaid people after 18:00 on Feb 5-18 and 22-24, and after 12:00 on Feb 19-21.
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