Tourists visiting Yandangshan Geopark reached a new high during the Spring Festival

During the just-past-by Spring Festival of the Year of Monkey, Yandangshan Global Geopark was visited by 322,600 visitors from the first day to the sixth day of the first month in China’s lunar calendar, registering a growth of 17.82% over that during the same period last year. The total ticket income reached 7.4367 million RMB, registering an increase of 13.42% over that during the same period last year. In total, 143 travel teams both at home and abroad were received, which scaled a new high. With sunny days, strong festive atmosphere, increasing popularity, good order and unique charm, the geopark attracted tourists from all directions.

During the Spring Festival, Chinese are eager to seek the taste of New Year. Since the first day of the first month in China’s lunar calendar, Guanyin Cave (Goddess of Mercy Cave) of the geopark was crowded. Many tourists came here for pray. Apart from praying for New Year, Shanjin Zhujian Agricultural Sightseeing Park, Huanshan Agricultural Village and other attractions launched various folk activities, adding great fun to local citizens traveling here during the Spring Festival. The tourism item of appreciating Mt. Yandangshan Global Geopark in the helicopter was resumed on the fourth day of the first month in China’s lunar calendar, attracting many families. The increase of tourists also significantly increased the occupancy rate of local hotels, some of which had been almost fully registered from the first day to the fourth day of the first month in China’s lunar calendar.

Despite of the large number of tourists, Yandangshan Global Geopark Administration Department guaranteed smooth transportation within the scenic area through immediate evacuation and standard management. Tourists visited major scenic spots in good order.

Yandangshan Global Geopark

Lu Qinfei

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