At the time of the summer solstice, the 10th Zhongshan Lotus Culture Festival was on its way. In this year's event, in addition to the scenery of Xiangnongzhou Cultural and Ecological Park, citizens can also appreciate the beautiful lotus at the Yakou Flower Association Lotus Base in Nanlang Town, Deneng Lake Park in Torch Development Zone, Fenghuang Mountain Park in Shaxi Town, Lijing Garden in West District, and Zimaling Park.
Citizens row in the lotus pond at Xiangnongzhou Park.
Lotus flowers are in full bloom at Deneng Lake Park in Torch Development Zone.
At Houshan Village in Shaxi town, one can not only appreciate the blooming lotus, but also visit ancient houses, watchtowers, temples, ancestral halls, and stone-paved streets.
At the Yakou Flower Association Lotus Base in Nanlang Town, a planting consultant takes care of the Yixian Lotus.
Close contact with the lotus. [Photos by Sun Junjun]