(DALIANNEWS)- The coastal city of Dalian is embracing a romantic cherry blossom season this month! The 10th China Dalian (Lushun) International Cherry Blossom Festival is underway at Lushun 203 Cherry Blossom Park recently with a series of themed activities.
Lushun 203 Cherry Blossom Park is the largest cherry garden in Northeast China with more than 5,000 cherry trees in different varieties. Apart from Chinese Cherry and Japanese Cherry, the park has introduced new precious cherry trees so that tourists can appreciate the North Korean yellow cherries, American green cherries and Canadian red cherries. People may also enjoy the magnificent view of cherry blossoms with dazzling lights at night in this park.
Themed Activities during Cherry Blossom Festival
Apart from the flower appreciation, the festival also includes a series of themed activities such as a photo contest, traditional arts performaces, typical crosstalk performances, street dance performance, parent-child garden tour, as well as snacks and cherry blossom-products fair.
“How can we get there?” Runsky reporter will provide you with different ways to visit this park during the festival. Come with us!
How to Get There
1.Subway Line 1 (get off at Hekou station) - Subway Line 12 (get off at Lushun Station) - Bus No.210 (get off at No.3 Middle School Station) or take a shuttle bus to the destination during the festival or take a taxi with a taxi fare of about 16 yuan.
2.Subway Line 2 (get off at Xi’an Road Station) - Subway Line 1 (get off at Hekou station) - Subway Line 12 (get off at Lushun Station) - Bus No.210 (get off at No.3 Middle School Station) or take a shuttle bus to the destination during the festival or take a taxi with a taxi fare of about 16 yuan.
1.In order to make it convenient for tourists, shuttle buses will be operated during the festival. Tourists can take the shuttle bus at Heping Square, Huanan Square, Dalian Railway Station and Xi’an Road.
Round-trip Fares(including entrance ticket of Lushun 203 cherry blossom park): 45 yuan per person
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2.Take bus “Dalian-Lushun South Road” at Zhanbei Square in the north of the railway station or Heishijiao bus station, or bus “Dalian-Lushun North Road” at Zhanbei Square or Liujiaqiao bus station, and get off at Lushun bus station, then take bus No.5, and get off at Shibanqiao station, or take a taxi to get to the destination with a taxi fare of about 15 yuan.
1.Tourists from other cities can drive on the highway to Lushun Exit, and then turn right to Shugang Road where there is a sign for this scenic spot. It takes about five minutes from the highway exit to the Lushun 203 Cherry Blossom Park.
2.For local citizens, you have more choices. A.Lushun North Road- Shugang Road- Lushun 203 cherry blossom park （The whole trip will take about 70 minutes.） B.Lushun Middle Road- Shugang Road- Lushun 203 cherry blossom park（The whole trip will take about 90 minutes.） C.Lushun South Road- Shugang Road- Lushun 203 cherry blossom park （The whole trip will take about 100 minutes.）
Here comes the bonus! Want to get dicount tickets for the cherry blossom festival? Here we've got a series of preferrential activities.
1.A total of 30,000 souvenir subway tickets, which are also one-way tickets, have been issued from April 21, 2018. The ticket price will be different according to the distance a passenger travels. Passengers can buy the tickets at any service center of Subway Line 1, Line 2 and Line 12, and keep them as souvenirs after taking a subway. With the souvenir ticket, any passenger can also get a 5 yuan discount for the admission ticket of the Lushun 203 Cherry Blossom Park during the international cherry blossom festival.
2.During April 20 to May 10 this year, tourists can also get a 5 yuan discount for the admission ticket of the Lushun 203 Cherry Blossom Park when they show the identification documents and high-speed train tickets or MU train tickets at the ticket office. Only high-speed train tickets or MU train tickets with the departure station or destination at Dalian Railway Station or Dalian North Railway Station and departure time or arrival time within seven days are available. People who have already enjoy other favorable ticket policies can not use it anymore.