Peach Blossom Festival Draws Tourist Crowds
The annual International Peach Blossom Festival, currently underway in Beijing's Pinggu district, has become a magnet for tourists from nearby cities, according to the metro newspaper Beijing Youth Daily.
About 14667 hectares of peach trees are in bloom across Pinggu district; representing the biggest peach plantation in northern China.
Entering its 14th year, the festival includes sideline events such as a music festival and a Taoist celebration held in a historical temple.
Buses bound for Pinggu are available at Dongzhimen Bus Station of Beijing. The district is about 70 kilometers from the downtown area of Beijing.
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