Baotou, the biggest city in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, is to boost its spring tourism market with recently added exciting new tourism products , according to a March 29 report in the Baotou Daily.
Here are some of the highlights of the city’s most popular tourist attractions this Spring:
A young tourist beams at the camera, clutching a basketful of strawberries at Tianhe Manor, on March 29. Located in Jiuyuan district, the manor covers an area of 53 hectares. The cherries, strawberries and cucumbers in the garden are harvested at different times of the year, and the climate has little impact on their growth. [Photo/Baotou Daily]
A tourist hams it up for a photo in front of Baotou Ancient City Cultural Tourism Scenic Area. The scenic place, located in the city’s Shiguai district, is a comprehensive tourist area that integrates sightseeing with leisure activities. It features Mongolian elements, and boasts regional specialties and museums displaying Mongolian culture and crafts. [Photo/Baotou Daily]
An Aladdin’s cave of fascinating artifacts goes on display. Baotou opened its museum about the Yellow River on July 18, 2017. Located in the city’s Jiuyuan district, the museum covers an area of 1,000 square meters. The museum boasts some 2,000 collections assembled by Li Tiandong, a local architect and designer, and 20 exhibition rooms designed in the shape of traditional Baotou residential architecture. More than 10 themed zones have been set up in the museum -- including a carpentry shop, a blacksmith’s and a cobbler’s workshop to -- represent daily life scenes from the past. [Photo/Baotou Daily]