Beijing through the lens | Multiple ways to enjoy a refreshing summer


Figure 1, 2: From July 1 to September 30, 2024, the Yanqing Olympic Zone will continue to offer "free admission," valid for both weekdays and holidays. This summer, you can embark on a refreshing adventure at the southern foot of 2,198-meter-high Haituo Mountain!

Figure 3: The exhibition "Unveiling Sanxingdui of Ancient Shu Civilization" is displayed from June 27 to October 10 at the 1-2 Exhibition Halls on the first floor of the Grand Canal Museum of Beijing. Admission is free to the public. This exhibition gathers 265 cultural relics (sets) from 12 museums and cultural institutions, showcasing the unique features of the ancient Shu civilization. 

Figure 4: The 6th Dreamlike Cloisonne Night Culture Experience Season has kicked off. From June 29 to August 31, every Saturday from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, the Night Market gathers Chinese time-honored brands, non-heritage projects, and folk crafts. 

Figure 5: During the period from June 29 to July 7, the Beijing Fenghuangling Scenic Area is launching the "Celebrating July 1st" event. Visitors can gain free admission by singing any of the designated classic songs at the entrance of the scenic area in full. 

Figure 6: The Yalugu Water-Splashing Festival has officially opened. Stepping into this colorful world of tropical plants, you can not only feel the tranquility and beauty of nature, but also enjoy the coolness and reclaim that long-lost childlike innocence and joy in the passionate water-splashing battle. 

Figures 7-9: From June 24 to July 21, the 28th Lotus Festival is being held at Beihai Park. This lotus exhibition is divided into five major exhibition areas, presenting a rich and colorful lotus world for visitors. 

Figures 10, 11: The annual Flower Sea in the Olympic Forest Park is here as scheduled. The sunflower exhibition runs from June 27 to July 28, while the lotus festival takes place from late June to mid-August.

Figure 12: Taoranting Park has planted about 3,500 square meters of lotus flowers, mainly including Baiyangdian red lotus and white lotus.  Currently, they are in the initial blooming stage. Come and take some photos!