Some Ningbo scenic spots open to visitors for free
Tianyi Pavilion in Ningbo, Zhejiang province is the oldest private library still standing in China. [Photo/cnnb.com.cn]
People who have opted to stay in Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang province for the Spring Festival holiday will be able to tour some scenic spots in the city for free.
For example, in Yinzhou district, scenic spots including Nansong stone carving park and Fuquan Mountain scenic spot will be opened to visitors for free from Feb 10 to 28.
In Jiangbei district, non-local workers from enterprises registered in the district will not require admission tickets to scenic spots including Baoguo Temple and Cixi Ancient Town from Feb 6 to 26.
Each person can only apply for one free ticket to a scenic spot via WeChat.
From Feb 1 to 28, the first 200 tourists to the Meishan Bay Beach will not have to pay admission fees.
At the Xikou Scenic Spot, residents from both Ningbo and Zhoushan will be able to tour the national 5A scenic spot at half price from Feb 8 to 28.
In addition, more than 100 cultural and tourism activities will be staged across the city during the upcoming holiday.
In Xiangshan county, an annual fair themed on film and television will be staged, allowing visitors to encounter film stars and receive Chinese Lunar New Year's greetings from them.
In Cicheng Ancient Town, a lantern show featuring more than 20 kinds of large lighting sets will be held.
Visitors are required to make a reservation ahead of time, wear face masks, show heath QR codes and undergo temperature checks before entering the scenic spots in the city.
During the holiday period, the number of visitors at each scenic spot will be capped at less than 70 percent of usual capacity.