Around 10,000 Baotou residents took part in a popularity contest to elect the eight best tourist attractions in Baotou city, according to a July 17 report in the Baotou Evening News.
In ancient times, Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, was called "white festival" in Mongolian as pure white milk-made food was served for the festival.
Between Inner Mongolia’s two principal cities, Hohhot, the capital, and Baotou, its major industrial centre, a wide east-west valley allows rapid communication by both road and rail.
The region is holding a month-long driving festival, and Baotou is on the west section of the route.
Inner Mongolia autonomous region enchants people as a natural escape with sprawling landscapes, captivating culture and fresh air that city dwellers rarely experience.
The best season to travel Inner Mongolia is from late June to the end of Sept.
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