Guide: Morning –– Visit Hunhe River, the mother river of Shenyang, around which many ecological parks and recreational facilities have been constructed. Visitors can enjoy a magnificent ferry ride from Jinshuiwan Wharf, with panoramic views of both banks.
Afternoon –– Visit Shenshuiwan Park for the natural wetland and urban forest. The park is divided into three zones: natural scenery, culture and leisure, and fitness and entertainment.
Evening –– Savor kebabs and beers with local people. Then go to Yunyang Pavilion which includes a main pavilion and four small ones. It is not only a tourist attraction, but also an outdoor activity space for both tourists and the city’s residents, serving as a stage for professional performances, such as the Hunhe River Symphony Music Festival and the Summer Culture and Art Festival in Shenyang.
Guide: All day –– Visit Qipan Mountain Scenic Area, a national 4A scenic spot containing 203 square kilometers of planning area and 76 sq km of forests. It integrates such functions as scenic tourism, recreational activities, commercial conferences and exhibitions. As Shenyang’s largest natural scenic spot, it is known as the city’s green lung.
Noon –– Have a picnic in the park or have lunch at a restaurant inside the scenic area.
Evening –– Savor northeastern Chinese cuisine at Huaxia Folk Village outside the scenic area. It is a village with typical northeastern Chinese elements such as kang, a heatable brick bed used in that part of China.
Qipan Mountain [Photo/travel.syd.com.cn]
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