In celebration of this year's International Museum Day, museums in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, offered a variety of activities on May 18.
The aquatic flower garden located beside Tuanjie Lake in Yangmiao town, in Yangzhou's Hanjiang district, is an ideal place for visitors to admire irises and lotuses.
As the summer approaches, blooming Chinese herbaceous peonies are to be seen in various scenic areas in the city of Yangzhou – in the eastern-central coastal province of Jiangsu -- including in the Slender West Lake scenic area, Zhuyu Bay and in Heyuan Garden.
Scenic areas in Yangzhou received many tourists during the five-day May Day holiday, with preferential tourism policies and wonderful performances provided to visitors.
To share Chinese culture with the world and tell the stories of the Grand Canal, Yangzhou is holding a "Marco Polo Cup" essay competition.