Recommended places to admire tulips in Shandong

(| Updated : 2020-04-14

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As the weather warms up, tulips are coming into full bloom in East China's Shandong province, attracting more and more visitors to appreciate the brightly colored flowers and get closer to nature.

Here are some recommended places in the province to admire the unique blossoms.

1. Jinan Botanical Garden


As the weather warms up, tulips are coming into full bloom at the Jinan Botanical Garden, bringing with them a feeling of renewed life and vigor. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

The Jinan Botanical Garden is home to nearly 300,000 tulips of more than 30 varieties introduced from the Netherlands. The vast tulip fields attract many visitors every summer.

Address: Buxi village, Bucun town, Zhangqiu district, Jinan

Ticket price: 30 yuan ($4.26) per person

2. Jinan Red Leaves Valley


Fields are covered with tulips in full bloom under the spring sunshine at the Jinan Red Leaves Valley. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Red Leaves Valley in Jinan, capital of Shandong province, is a popular destination to enjoy flowers. From mid-April to early May, the scenic spot will host the annual tulip festival, as the flowers enter full bloom.


Visitors enjoy the blooming tulips at Jinan Red Leaves Valley in spring. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Address: 3 km south of Jinxuanchuan reservoir in Zhonggong town, Licheng district, Jinan

Ticket price: 80 yuan per person

3. Zibo Yuanshan Mountain National Forest Park


Tulips add vitality to the green and vivid Yuanshan Mountain National Forest Park in Zibo, Shandong province. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Tens of thousands of tulips enter full bloom in April at Yuanshan Mountain National Forest Park in Zibo, Shandong province, offering a perfect destination for local residents to admire the brightly colored flowers.

Address: No 4 Yanshan Park Road, Boshan district, Zibo

Ticket price: 35 yuan per person

4. Weifang Botanical Garden


Weifang Botanical Garden is a popular destination to admire tulips in April. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Address: Intersection of Beihai Road and Baotong Street, Kuiwen district, Weifang

Ticket price: free of charge

5. Tai'an Tianyi Lake scenic area


Millions of tulips are in full bloom at the Tianyi Lake scenic area in Tai'an, Shandong province. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Address: Binhu Road, Manzhuang town, Daiyue district, Tai'an

Ticket price: Public areas are free of charge; 50 yuan per person for entering the sea of flowers area.

6. Binzhou Qinhuanghe Park


Millions of blooming tulips colorfully carpet the Binzhou Qinhuanghe Park. [Photo/WeChat account: sdta12301]

Address: Bohai 19 Road, Bincheng district, Binzhou

Ticket price: free of charge