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Zhonglun Park's first bird watching festival opens on October 11

     A bird watching festival is being held at Zhonglun Park at Xiamen throughout all of October. An opening ceremony was held on October 11. A series of bird watching activities will be highlighted on weekends throughout the month.     The city is home to about 380 documented species of birds, and there are about 80 documented species of birds in Zhonglun Park. The park has had a bird watching base for nearly a year.    Below was the schedule for the events on October 11:   8:40 a.m. to 9:10 a.m.: Opening

BRT buses can run from Qianpu to Xiamen's mainland districts starting Dec

After the opening of the ramp bridge near Jiashenghao Garden, passengers can take BRT buses directly from Qianpu to the mainland districts of Xiamen.      The construction of 2 ramp bridges near Jiashenghao Garden and Zhonglun Park is expected to be finished at the end of this month, according to reports.   After the opening of the ramp bridge near Jiashenghao Garden, passengers can take BRT buses directly from Qianpu to the mainland districts of Xiamen. At present, all the three BRT lines have their terminal stations at the No.1 Port Terminal

Xiamen to add 2 more children's theme parks

With one in Zhonglun Park and the other one in Xiamen Yuanboyuan Expo Garden, 2 more children’s theme parks will be built to offer more options for family fun in Xiamen.   According to xmnn.cn, Phase I of the Children’s Playground in Zhonglun Park was put into service on June 1st last year, and the second phase of the project is expected to be completed by this year’s end.   Children have been able to play many games, including throwing sandbags, marbles, shooting rubber bands, kicking shuttlecocks, hula-hooping, and many other activities since

Children's park at Zhonglun Park opens for free on Children's Day

  Phase I of the children’s park at Zhonglun Park in Huli District has officially opened for free on Children’s Day. Located in the western section of Zhonglun Park, the children’s sub-park is the largest children’s park in the city, boasting an area of 35,000 square meters. The park is suitable for children ranging from 1-14 years old. The children’s park is divided into 4 zones: the perception experience zone, the recreation zone, the plants experience zone and the comprehensive practice zone. Children can play games including

Top 5 places in Xiamen to appreciate the beauty of flowers

Nothing could be more delightful than tiptoeing through fields of blooming flowers with their sweet scent filling the air all around you. WOX has picked Xiamen’s top 5 places to appreciate flowers for your reference. 1. Xiamen Zhonglun Park (厦门忠仑公园)             With more than 2,000 cherry trees and 3,000 peach trees blossoming, Zhonglun Park is one of the best places for lovers and families to embrace the arrival of spring. Highlights: Cherry flowers and peach flowers   Best time to appreciate:

Peach blossoms in Zhonglun Park attract 110,000 visitors over the weekend

       The blooming peach flowers in Xiamen’s Zhonglun Park have attracted nearly 110,000 visitors over the weekend, the park said on Monday. However the sudden influx of tourists caused many environmental problems as many of the tourists trampled on the lawn, damaged peach flowers and trees, spat and littered. The park said they have doubled the number cleaners to a total of 20 people, yet still cannot clean up the rubbish left by tourists. Mr. Zhang, director of the park’s management department, said the surging visitor

Visitors flock to Zhonglun Park for peach blossom

         The blooming peach flowers in Xiamen’s Zhonglun Park have attracted nearly 110,000 visitors over the weekend, the park said on Monday. However the sudden influx of tourists caused many environmental problems as many of the tourists trampled on the lawn, damaged peach flowers and trees, spat and littered. The park said they have doubled the number cleaners to a total of 20 people, yet still cannot clean up the rubbish left by tourists. Mr. Zhang, director of the park’s management department, said the surging

Appreciate peach blossom at Xiamen's Zhonglun Park

       Peach trees in full bloom in Xiamen Zhonglun Park (Photo: Sina Weibo)    A peach blossom spectacular is awaiting you in Xiamen’s Zhonglun Park. More than 1,000 peach trees have been blossoming one after the other in Zhonglun Park since early March this year, attracting throngs of visitors. Covered with pink and white peach blossoms, Zhonglun Park is one of the best places for lovers and families to embrace the arrival of spring. It is truly delightful to tiptoe through the seas of blooming flowers in the park with the sweet

Xiamen's largest children's playground to open in 2013

Conceptual drawing of children's playground in Xiamen Zhonglun Park   Xiamen recently started construction on the city’s largest children's playground in Zhonglun Park. Located at the west side of Zhonglun Park, the children's playground, which covers an area of 35,000 square metres, is scheduled to be completed in 2013  With the theme of “Ecology, Low-carbon, Green”, the children’s playground comprises of 3 functional zones including the perception and experience zone, recreation zone and integrated practice zone, and

Zhonglun Park to build 'Year-round Blossom' theme park in Xiamen

 Zhonglun Park, Xiamen     Xiamen plans to build Zhonglun Park as a 'Year-round Blossom' theme park in the city, reports Xiamen Economic Daily. According to the latest plan, Zhonglun Park is set to be built as the largest park in Xiamen, covering nearly 650,000 square meters, which will be mainly decorated with flowers and plants. Apart from cherry blossom trees and peach blossom trees, visitors are expected to appreciate various blossoms and ecological landscapes in four seasons by that time. In addition, the largest children’s park

Xiamen's largest theme park for kids to open in Oct for free

A real “happy farm” with all kinds of plants will be set up in the Comprehensive Practice Zone    The largest children’s park in Xiamen will be built in Zhonglun Park, and it is scheduled to open free to the public before this year’s National Day on 1st Oct. The children’s park is not only a pure concentrated area equipped with amusement facilities, but a characteristic park combining playing with learning. With the theme of “Zoology, Low-carbon, Environmental Protection”, the 35,000-square-meter park will be

Zhonglun Park to build Xiamen's largest children's park free to public

A real “happy farm” with all kinds of plants will be set up in the Comprehensive Practice Zone    The largest children’s park in Xiamen will be built in Zhonglun Park, and it is scheduled to open free to the public before this year’s National Day on 1st Oct. The children’s park is not only a pure concentrated area equipped with amusement facilities, but a characteristic park combining playing with learning. With the theme of “Zoology, Low-carbon, Environmental Protection”, the 35,000-square-meter park will be

Xiamen park responsible for Guizhou man's death over falling branch

A man’s family got compensation from a park in Xiamen after he died while trying to avoid a falling branch, reports Xiamen Economic Daily.   Mr. Wu, 47, suffered craniocerebral injury and died later after his electric bicycle knocked into a tree when he tried to avoid a falling branch in Zhonglun Park on Nov 26th, 2010.   Unable to reach a death compensation agreement, the victim’s family filed lawsuit against the Zhonglun Park.   According to Huli District Court, Mr. Wu, the deceased, should take 90% responsibility of his death as he violated the

Stone-carved auspicious animal exhibition held in Zhonglun Park

  The 1st Xiamen Stone-carved Auspicious Animal Exhibition is being held at Huihe Stone Cultural Park inside Xiamen Zhonglun Park.   The exhibition is divided into 15 exhibit areas and showcases 30 stone works of stone-carved auspicious animals. These works were all collected by stone artist Ms Li Yafang from all over the country, including the mount of Buddha Ksitigarbha - Di Ting, and Chinese dragon.   According to the organizing committee, each work of auspicious animals has a story, such as the stone work “Chinese dragon spits up jade

Xiamen plans expansion of Zhonglun park

  Covering 649,000 square metres, Zhonglun Park is set to be built as the largest park in Xiamen. The overall design of the park has approved by municipal planning departments recently, reports Xiamen Daily. Accordingly, the park will be mainly decorated with flowers and plants. Visitors are expected to enjoy different ecological landscapes in 4 seasons.  Zhonglun Park will build with 3 exits at Jinshang Road, Lvling Road and Yunding Zhong Road, which brings convenience for visitors.   According to the overall design, land acquisition
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