The breathtaking Erguune Wetland is located in the lush Hulunbuir region, in Inner Mongolia. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region has recently released its 66 best photo shoot spots – in a move to boost its regional tourism development, according to local media reports.
The hot locations were identified during a selection campaign launched by the autonomous region's department of culture and tourism, starting in early April.
Some 1 million people participated in the vote to pick the best, with the highest number of votes cast for an individual scenic spot reaching 110,000.
An aerial panoramic view of the verdant Erguune Wetland. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The campaign has reportedly contributed to more than 10 million visits to these locations so far.
According to the results, Hohhot – capital city of Inner Mongolia – boasts 12 of the best places for taking pictures, including Saishang Old Street, Inner Mongolia Museum, Chilechuan Grassland and Zhaojun Museum.
Baotou city has three hot photo spots: Northern Weaponry Park, Saikhantal Grassland and the Wudang Lamasery.
The city of Ordos has eight of the best places to take photographs, including the Genghis Khan Mausoleum, Resonant Sand Bay and Seven-Star Lakes.
Elsewhere, 10 photo prime spots were identified in Hulunbuir, including the Erguune Wetland, Hulunbuir Prairie and the Erguune White Birch Forest.
The sprawling Chilechuan Grassland in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]