Hanzhong, Shaanxi province
Best viewing period: From March 20 to April 15
Located in southern Shaanxi province and with favorable weather conditions for growing rapeseed flowers, the Hanzhong Basin is a traditional planting and production base for the oilseed rape vegetable. The city of Hanzhong is home to more than 70,000 hectares of rapeseed flowers, yielding 144,000 tons of canola oil each year.
In March and April, blooming rapeseed flowers match nicely with wheat seedlings and green mountains and rivers in Hanzhong, forming a gorgeous landscape in China.
Every spring, the rapeseed flower tourism and cultural festival is held in Hanzhong. During the festival, the golden flowers exude faint fragrance attracting tourists. It has become “one of the top 10 flower festivals in China”.