Longxing invites you to a sea of Galsang flowers this summer!
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- If you are seeking excitement, pleasure, and adventure in a beautiful place away from the hustle and bustle of the city in June, we recommend Chongqing’s Longxing Town to you. 600 mu of gorgeous Galsang flowers, an ancient town of peace and tranquility, and the beautiful Mingyue Lake make Longxing Town an ideal place to enjoy summertime.
600 mu of gorgeous Galsang flowers form a dreamworld
The 600 mu of Galsang flowers around the south side of Longxing Football Stadium and Feilong Lake Park in Longxing Town have been in full bloom, which is beautiful.
The delicate Galsang flowers in different colors, dance gracefully in the breeze, creating an intoxicating scene. As you walk up the flower field path, you can have a full view of the dreamy Galsang flowers.
The blue sky, white clouds, and colorful flowers provide a dramatic backdrop to the Longxing Football Stadium. The stone bridges of Feilong Lake Park are also eye-catching in the sea of flowers. Bridges, rivers, and pavilions are all photo opportunities for visitors.
The blooming period of Galsang flowers will last from May to September. Please do not miss the chance to enjoy a romantic trip in Longxing Town with your friends.
Address: the flower fields around the south side of Longxing Football Staidum and Feilong Lake Park in Longxing Town
Transport: you can take Exit 2 at Longyi Avenue Station of CRT Line 4; or take Exit 1 at Longyi Avenue of CRT Line 4, and then take Bus 983/984/985 to Longxing Ancient Town Station
Experience the ancient charm of Longxing Ancient Town
After enjoying the gorgeous sea of Galsang flowers, you can seek fine food and go shopping in Longxing Ancient Town.
Longxing Town features traditional Bayu stilted buildings so you can see many brick and wooden buildings, roofs with overhanging eaves and green tiles, and corbiesteps here. Walking on the wide stone road in the quiet ancient town, you will be greeted by the age-old theatres, temples, ancestral halls, and stores that take you back to ancient times.
The popular Tofu Pudding (Douhua) is a perfect choice for lunch in the ancient town. It is pleasant to sit down at an old square table and bench and enjoy a bowl of Tofu Pudding in such a tranquil old town. Intangible cultural heritage food like Yu’s Brown Sugar, Longxing Yin Rice, Longxing Dried Tofu, and Yin Rice Cake, is also available in Longxing Town. It is worth buying some for souvenirs.
Address: N0. 001, Nanlongmen, Longxing Town
Transport: (self-driving) Inner Ring Expressway→Yuhang Avenue→Zhangjialing Interchange→Shengxing Avenue→Xiandai Avenue→Liangjiang Avenue→Longxing Ancient Town; (public transport) get off at Shuanglong Station of CRT Line, and then take Bus 980 to the destination.
The wonderful sights of Mingyue Lake
Located in Longxing Town, Mingyue Lake Park covers an area of 1,000 mu. Viewed from the sky, the roads, rivers, buildings, and green fields in Mingyue Lake Park outline beautiful curves, presenting a unique geometric beauty.
Mingyue Lake is vibrant and idyllic in summer. The mountains, lakes, and grasslands here sometimes give people a false impression that they are at the beach. The 9-kilometer-long colorful trail around the lake is a good place for recreation.
Visitors can also experience the joy of rafting and canoeing among the beautiful landscape.
Those preferring a peaceful moment in a café can take a coffee in the Mingyue Dock Café and enjoy the wonderful sights of Mingyue Lake outside the window.
Address: Mingyue Lake, Jinyu Avenue, Yubei District
Transport: Search “Mingyue Lake” in your digital map.
If you plan a day trip in Longxing Town, we recommend you visit the Galsang flower fields in the morning, have lunch and go shopping in the nearby Longxing Ancient Town at noon, and walk along Mingyue Lake and go boating in the afternoon. (Translated by Yuki, Fathom Language Limited)