|Name:Yanling National Exposition Garden of Flowers and Plants|
Tel:North of the 311 National Highway, 1 kilometer west of Yanling County, Henan Province
Situated in the New Town area of
County, 2.5 kilometers east of
City, the garden lies to the north of
No. 311 National Highway, to the east of Jingzhu Expressway and the
107 National Highway, 75 kilometers to the south of
Airport, to the west of Henan S219 Highway, the Garden enjoys convenient location.
There is a long history of cultivating flowers and plants in
County, which could be dated back to the Tang Dynasty, thrived in the Song Dynasty and peaked in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. There is a word acclaiming the Yanling Winter Sweets which goes, “the Winter Sweets in Yanling tops the world.” With four clearly demarcated seasons, plenty of sunshine, fertile land and spring water, the area is endowed with favorable geographical and climate advantages. Yanling is the natural cultivating base for flowers transplanted from south to north or vice versa. Yanling is the largest flower production base in the north of
China. Visitors can appreciate magnificent ecological landscape and experience the joys of returning to nature. Now the Garden has become a world of flowers, a sea of herbs, a land of trees, and a paradise to birds.
Constructed in 2002, the garden covers an area of 100 hectares which stretches 600 meters long from south to north and 1,600 meters long from east to west. Designed by a famous Professor Liang Yongji of Beijing Institute of Botany on the principle of “Focus on both human and ecology, keep a sustainable development”, the garden is divided into 13 function areas, such as Exposition Section, Winter Sweet Exhibition Section, Bamboo Plants Section, Recreation and Vacation Section, Children’s Playground Section, etc. Now the garden functions as flower show, flower market, ecological tourism spot and science promotion. The second and third Central Plains Flower and Plant Exposition were held here in 2002 and 2003 respectively, receiving over 800,000 tourists along with more than 80 enterprises and institutions. As a result, 1.13 billion worth contracts were signed, producing good economic and social benefits.
Yanling National Exposition Garden of Flowers and Plants reflects the development of its floral industry, concentrates the historical and cultural achievements of this town. In the garden, you may feel the beauty of the woods on the plain, the refreshment of the air and the harmonious resonance between mankind and nature.
Address: North of the
311 National Highway, 1 kilometer west of