Hunan Forest Botanical Garden to Offer Free Admission from Jan. 1, 2020
The Hunan Forest Botanical Garden will open to the public free of charge since January 1, 2020. Tourists will enjoy free admission to much-anticipated events including cherry blossom festival in the garden.
The garden will follow the principles of “ex-situ conservation and science popularization”. It will intensify efforts in protecting endangered plants, enhancing science popularization, speeding up the implementation of development plans, innovating modes for touring around the garden, and holding various cultural experience activities.
The World-famous Flower Eco-cultural Festival will be a highlight throughout the year, with large flower shows to be held in spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Flower-themed cultural events will be held simultaneously to attract more tourists.
The Hunan Forest Botanical Garden won the titles of “Hunan Provincial Intellectual Property Intensive Scientific Research Institution”, “National 4A-level Scenic Area”, “National Eco-civilization Educational Base”, “National Science Popularization Educational Base”, “National Study Tour Base for Primary and Secondary School Students”, “National Key Flower Culture Base”, and “Hunan Provincial Civilization Unit”.
It has 15 specific gardens featuring cherry blossom, azalea, lily magnolia, rare plants, ornamental bamboo, sweet-scented osmanthus, and world-famous flowers. Every year the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden has more than 800,000 tourist trips.
Translator: Xiao Juan
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn
Photo source: hunantoday.cn