Spring Blooming Flowers Attract Tourists In China

Flowers across China are in full bloom, drawing many visitors to enjoy the spectacular sights and smells of spring.

In Shexian County of east China's Anhui province, a great expanse of blossoming azaleas carpet the slopes of Zijin mountain in red and purple.

In Dunhuang city of northwest China's Gansu province, apricot flowers attracted endless streams of residents and visitors at the foot of Mingsha mountain.

Many students could be seen creating works of calligraphy and drawing paintings among the flowers, while performances of traditional Chinese instrument guzheng also added an antique flavor to the spring scenery.

In Licheng County of north China's Shanxi province, around 27,000 hectares of forsythia flowers cover Taihang mountains with a golden blanket.