Flower power

Updated: 2016-03-28 07:56

By Yang Feiyue and Shi Xiaofeng(China Daily)

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Flower power

The county of Wuyuan in Jiangxi province attracts tourists from around the country for the blooming rapeseed in spring, and a variety of cultural and natural spots.

Oh, and there's a glass-bottomed bridge hundreds of meters above the ground.

Indeed, these skyscraping options float along the spectrum of an acrophobe's nightmare and a florist's dream.

Jiangling is one of China's four biggest rapeseed-blossom clusters.

The 66.7 square km of blooms spill down terraced fields.

Farmers plow and herd oxen in front of Hui houses, while women wash clothes in the river.

Sixiyancun integrates natural scenery and Hui architecture dating to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.

Blue-flagstone roads dissect the settlement that's set among green hills and rivers, not to mention springtime rapeseed blooms.

Zheyuan offers a glimpse into an old-fashioned and unassuming lifestyle. It houses former residences of several celebrities, such as the "father of China's railroads", Zhan Tianyou, and martial-arts novelist, Louis Cha. It's a great place for road trips that take drivers across hundreds of scenic sites and antiquated hamlets.

Moon Bay features a crescent-shaped terrain surrounded by peaks and waterways. Golden flowers and green tea plants color the lands around humble houses. Mist twists from the mounts, especially in the morning.

Meanwhile, Wangkou is lined with streets that are up to 1,000 years old and has ancient structures like imperial officers' residences and studies. It was once a prosperous transportation hub and has retained the architectural legacy of that era.