Guide to admire lilacs in Harbin

Updated : 2019-05-14

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

Harbin tourism bureau recently launched a guidebook for lilac admiring, in time for the early lilac trees across the city that are now in full bloom.

The tradition of planting lilacs, the city flower of Harbin, goes back 100 years. There are 35 categories of lilac in the world, and more than 20 categories are planted in Harbin, with the majority of the flowers there colored in white and purple.

At present, around 1.34 million lilac trees and bushes in 10 varieties have been planted in the city.

The lilac flowering period lasts about two months, from late April to June, as the different varieties of lilac bloom at different times.

A total of 84 streets, 34 parks and 20 travel routes are being recommended by Harbin tourism bureau to best admire the lilacs, details are as follows:


Harbin Qunli Dingxiang Park [Photo/people.cn]

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