Chinese name: 万绿园（Wanlv Yuan）
Location: Binhai Avenue, Longhua District, Haikou, Hainan Province, China
Opening time: all day long
How to get there: Take buses No. 3, 6, 17, 18, 21, 31, 32, 37, 39, 42, 49, 54, 57, 61 to Evergreen Park Station.
Best time for visit: all year round
Recommended time for a visit: 2-3 hours
Introduction to Evergreen Park
Wanlv Park also called Evergreen Park is situated in city of Haikou, in Hainan which is in eastern part of Longhua District, China. It is the largest park in the city, and is situated between Binhai Avenue and the north coast of the main part of Haikou. The park covers an area of 83 hectares and it is also a seaside recreational resort for Haikou residents.
This park has several unique characteristics as well as ecological landscape with wonderful garden features, green water, blue sky, wilderness, and advanced high-rise integrated ornamental plants. The plants can be international or domestic, subtropical and tropical plants that have even seaside characteristics. It was opened in January 3, 1996, and is the main site of many of the city's festivals and events. It contains an artificial lake, a small amusement park, and various kiosks. Wanlv Park has even transformed Haikou into a prominent international tourist destination.
The Haikou Great Hall of the People (a concert hall) and the former Hainan Exhibition & Convention Center(now being converted to a mall) are adjacent to the west side of the park. The mouth of the Haidian River and the Haikou Century Bridge are located by the eastern side. Haikou City Stadium is located on Binhai Avenue, at the southeastern corner of the park. A street selling food and souvenirs was created at the east side of the park.
It is one of four major parks in Haikou, and can be compared to Baishamen Park in that both have large, open, grass areas. The other two, Golden Bull Mountain Ridge Park and Haikou People's Park, have a relatively high percentage of tree cover.
History of Evergreen Park
In 1993 the decision was made by the municipal Party Committee and government to reclaim land from the sea upon which to build the garden. Volunteer labour was called for and within a year townspeople, government workers, students and soldiers had backfilled 700 thousand cubic meters of soil, laid 400 thousand square meters of lawn and planted 10 thousand square meters of trees and flowers.
Sixteen attractive spots
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