Blooming lotus flowers add color to Jinan

(| Updated : 2019-06-24

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Lotus flowers in Jinan, eastern Shandong province, have entered their annual flowering time in June.

Daming Lake, Baihua Park, Jinan Botanical Garden and Spring City Park in the city offer locals good places to enjoy the picturesque views in the middle summer.

The lotus flower, a constant theme in ancient Chinese poetry, symbolizes beauty and purity and it is also the city flower of Jinan.


Lotus flowers are now in full bloom at Daming Lake, eastern Shandong province. [Photo/WeChat Account: jnslyj]


Lotus blossoms are bathed in twilight, presenting a dazzling scene at Daming Lake. [Photo/WeChat Account: jnslyj]


A visitor photographs the lush lotus flowers at Daming Lake. [Photo/WeChat Account: jnslyj]


Jinan Botanical Garden boasts a wide range of lotus flowers and water lilies, which present a charming picture when in full bloom. [Photo/WeChat Account: jnslyj]


Xiujiang River Park is also a fabulous place to enjoy the flower lotus flowers. Lotus leaves, with their endless emerald greenness reach afar into the sky, presenting wonderful scenery. [Photo/WeChat Account: jnslyj]