The 23rd China Qingdao Plum Blossom Festival kicked off on March 16 in the Licang district of Qingdao, Shandong province. The district boasts a 53-hectare plum blossom garden with breathtaking natural scenery, making it a natural location for the annual festival.
More than 20,000 plum trees of more than 200 species, along with more than 6,000 potted bonsai trees, are currently in full bloom, providing visitors with an unforgettable display of nature's beauty.
The festival offers a variety of activities, including flower appreciation, tourism and leisure and cultural exchanges.
The event, which will run through April 16, is part of a larger effort to promote the upcoming 2023 Shandong Tourism Development Conference. By encouraging residents and tourists alike to venture outdoors and enjoy the spring views, the festival aims to boost the high-quality tourism sector.
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