Jianshan Mountain Peach Blossom Festival kicks off

Print E-mail China.org.cn, March 6, 2023

The 23rd Ziliujing Jianshan Mountain Peach Blossom Festival kicked off at the Jianshan Mountain Scenic Area in Ziliujing district, Zigong city, on March 3, as part of the Sichuan Provincial Flower and Fruit Ecotourism Festival.

The festival, which runs until May 8, features 12 themed activities, including the second Jianshan Mountain Flower Festival, a poem recitation competition, a short video-making competition, a tree planting activity, a youth fitness contest, and a fishing contest, among others. Visitors can experience the charm of ancient culture through traditional games, such as throwing rings and shooting arrows, while also enjoying local food and the splendid spring scenery.

Located in Rongbian town, Ziliujing district, the Jianshan Mountain Scenic Area has a forest coverage rate of over 70%. With facilities such as hotels and art towns, the scenic area offers recreational activities like rural homestays, jungle treks, and wild fishing, making it a popular destination for urban dwellers.

In recent years, Ziliujing district has promoted cultural tourism development by utilizing its ecological resources and enhancing its rural tourism industry. The district has hosted various cultural and tourism festivals like International Poetry Week and the Sichuan Provincial Rural Culture and Tourism Festival.

Jianshan Village was recognized as a "Famous Tourism Village in Sichuan," while fruit-picking fields featuring grapes, yellow peaches, blueberries and kiwifruit have been continuously developed. The district's red tourism sites, including the former residence of Lu Deming, the commander-in-chief of the Autumn Harvest Uprising, have also been popular among tourists.

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