WUYUAN, China, April 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Terraced Rapeseed Flower Hills of Jiangling, Wuyuan is hailed as one of the four “seas of flowers” in China. The popular travel destination has recently created a new guide for plant-loving tourists who come to appreciate and photograph the vast and endless rapeseed flower fields.
“Rapeseed flower is the messenger of spring,” said Bin Zhan, brand manager of Jiangxi Wuyuan Tourism Co. Ltd,, “Jiangling is the best place for a relaxed spring excursion to enjoy the most visually stunning views of the golden seas of rapeseed blossoms covering the layered terrace fields.”
The highly anticipated season of rapeseed blossom in the terrace fields in Jiangling, located 45 kilometers to the northeast side of Wuyuan County, Jiangxi Province, reached full bloom in the second week of March this year. This travel guide detailing different flower viewing routes as well as related information including transportation and accommodation on travelling around Wuyuan.
This year, Wuyuan is restoring the ancient farming traditions and practices to give visitors an idea of the history, culture and folk customs in the county by adding scarecrows in the rapeseed flower fields. The creative scarecrows in Wuyuan County are designed in shapes of popular cartoon characters, Hui-style architecture as well as presentation of folk customs, they are placed in the rapeseed fields to bring more fun and interactions to the visitors on flower viewing tours.
Entering April, the iconic rapeseed flower blossom season in Wuyuan is at its best.
“As flower viewing is becoming more popular in recent years, Jiangling is seeing a growing number of returning visitors, especially professional photographers who come back every year for the magnificent rapeseed blossoms,” Zhan said. “The special sceneries only last one to two months, April is the last chance to catch a flower viewing tour this year.”
Wuyuan County, located on the northeastern corner of Jiangxi Province, is known for its one-of-a-kind mountain landscape. It is also home to the most well-preserved ancient Hui-style architectures. As the most beautiful countryside in China, Wuyuan attracts photographers from around the world every year to document not only the natural sceneries, but also the unique farming culture and folk traditions.