Summer Getaway⑨ | Come to Foshan and Refresh Yourself in This Forest Haven
Foshan China 2023-08-25 09:51

On a scorching summer day, join us to explore the Shunfeng Mountain Park in Shunde and embark on a captivating "forest journey"!

The core area of Shunfeng Mountain Park covers 369 hectares and features a harmonious blend of natural and cultural landscapes, shaped by historical landmarks such as Qingyun Tower and Taiping Tower. It showcases the picturesque scenery of "green mountains, lucid waters, one temple, two lakes, and two towers."

As one of the "New Ten Scenic Spots" in Shunde, Shunfeng Mountain Park has been honored with the title of "Top Ten Most Beautiful Hiking Routes in Foshan" and has been recognized as one of the top ten most beautiful parks in Foshan. 

Upon reaching the northern entrance of Shunfeng Mountain Park, a picturesque journey awaits as you cross the Wuxing Bridge. Just beyond lies the park's emblematic structure - the majestic Stone Archway. This architectural masterpiece stands as a symbol of the park, inviting visitors to embark on a captivating exploration journey.

This Stone Archway, renowned as the "Top Archway of China," features a three-span arched structure crafted with over 20,000 rocks. Standing at a height of 37.6 meters, it is adorned with 16 majestic dragons suspended from the stone pillars, creating a truly grand and awe-inspiring sight.

Wetland with a myriad of birds, Greenway with blooming flower fields

Shunfeng Mountain Park boasts diverse and abundant natural landscapes, with extensive forest coverage and vast water resources. The park is filled with lush greenery, providing a refreshing and serene environment.  

As one of the "Top 10 Most Beautiful Hiking Routes in Foshan," Shunfeng Mountain Park is a must-visit destination along the 50-kilometer hiking route in Foshan. The park features a greenway that combines fitness, leisure, and sightseeing, offering beautiful scenery and convenient facilities along the way.

In the early morning, you can head to Shunfeng Half Marathon Fitness Trail, Fenghuang Avenue for morning exercises.

In the afternoon, you can participate in outdoor activities at the Fenghuang Lawn, such as watching flocks of birds flying over the island, flying kites, or attending open-air music festivals.

Harmonious integration of natural and cultural landscapes

The buildings in Shunfeng Mountain Park showcase the distinctive features of traditional Lingnan courtyard. With small bridges, flowing water, and lush willows, you can appreciate the charm of Lingnan garden in scenic areas like Guihai Fangcong, Yazheng Garden, and Tingzhi Garden.

A gathering of art, full of literary and artistic atmosphere

Apart from the ecological natural landscapes, you can also immerse yourself in the vibrant culture here.

Cantonese Opera Grand Garden, with its elegant garden architecture and rich artistic exhibitions, takes you on a journey through time and space. Here, you can follow the footsteps of Cantonese Opera, enjoy the essence of renowned actors and plays, and experience the joy of Cantonese Opera art.

After watching opera, you can take a stroll at the Book Bar located in the Xiuqitang Scenic Area.   

You might as well visit the Dragon Boat Landmark located in the Shunfeng Mountain Park. It took 2 years to build and now serves as a platform to showcase the traditional dragon boat culture of Foshan.

Reporter | Eleanor

Revisor | Eddie, Christy

Photo | Shunfeng Mountain Park, Foshan News Network