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Hunan’s Scenic Areas Limit Visitors During Winter Holiday

Updated: 2021-02-06

Recently several scenic areas in Hunan have issued notices on controlling visitor numbers or suspending operation to avoid cross-infection caused by the gathering of people and reduce COVID-19 risk during winter holiday. 

Changsha Concert Hall

In order to implement the requirements of the Changsha COVID-19 Prevention and Control Command Center, the Changsha Concert Hall issued an announcement to postpone or cancel programs from January 21 to February 26. A total of 4 were cancelled and 6 were postponed, which were scheduled to be held during 2021 Spring Festival Music Season.

Those who have purchased tickets could refund programs cancelled unconditionally via online channels. 

Lushan Scenic Area

On January 28, the Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area Administration announced that it would limit tourist numbers to strictly implement epidemic prevention and control measures in public places.

According to the requirements of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Lushan Mountain Scenic Area will limit its daily reception numbers to 75% of its maximum capacity. The appointment periods will be 6:00-14:00 and 14:00-23:00. The scenic spot will take measures to restrict entry when reaching tourist number capping.   

Orange Isle Scenic Area

The Orange Isle Scenic Area will observe a strict 75 percent maximum capacity limit. When the tourist numbers of the scenic spot get warned within fixed time periods (7:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00), visitors will not be allowed to enter.

Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

The Plum Blossom and Camellia Flower Show, part of the 2021 Hunan World Famous Flower Cultural Festival, is held at Hunan Forest Botanical Garden from February 2 to March 8. 

Travel tips: 

Make an online appointment via the official website, WeChat official account, or ctrip.com before visiting the garden, and 20,000 tourist trips allowed every day;

Show an appointment confirmed QR code, health QR code and digital travel record before entry; 

Appointment not needed for children under 12 years old accompanied by guardians; and,

Attention: No picking and no pets.

Translator: Xiao Juan

Chinese source: hn.rednet.cn; hunan.voc.com.cn