[Beautiful Hunan in Summer] Suyuyuan: lotus blossoms

Editor:Sharon Lee
Source:english.rednet.cn
Updated:2017-08-01 15:34:38

  很多人不知道长沙市区有这么大一片荷花。这里没有商业气息,只有接天舒展的莲叶与错落绽放的荷花,还有远处白色的鹭鸟无声地飞起,又悠闲地没入荷间。

  Summer is the season of lotus blossoms. Suyuyuan (苏圫垸) may be the only place in Changsha having a great view of lotus blossoms.

  Many people do not know that Changsha City has such a scene of lotus blossoms. Suyuyuan has the beautiful view of wetland and blooming lotus as well as ancient Chinese paintings. The lotus embankment covers a total of 5000 acres; the lotus starts blooming from July to September.

  这一片荷花是当地农户种的,一共5000亩左右,种的时间不长,知道的人也不多。花期以7-8月为最盛,一直持续至9月。

  The lotus’ importance comes from Buddhism and is one of the eight precious things in Buddhism. Lotus is known as the gentleman’s flower because it grows out from the mud, pure and unstained.

  地址:长沙市开福区捞刀河街道,北二环两厢。

  Where is it: Laodaohe District of Kaifu Area, Changsha City