Ginkgo Trees in Shutterbugs' Eyes

Authors: Go Chengdu


In Chengdu, the best time to veiw the sight of golden ginkgo trees is from mid-November to early-December.
The ginkgo tree is the City Tree of Chengdu and there are thousands of ginkgo trees planted in downtown and suburban Chengdu. Ginkgo trees can be found everywhere, especially on university campuses, such as Sichuan University and The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. Suburban places in Chengdu, such as Yunding Mountains in Jintang County, Qingcheng Mountains in Dujiangyan City and Baiyan Monastery in Dayi County are also good places to see golden ginkgo trees.
Ginkgo trees are often referred to as "living fossils", having not changed for over 200 million years despite major climate changes. Currently, there are twenty 1000-year-old gingko trees and over 2000 old gingko trees in City.
If you love photographing, you will not be able to resist the temptation of the yellow fan-like leaves of the ginkgo trees lining the streets and lanes in city. The following pictures are shot in this season by loal photographers which show some wonderful moments when people enjoy the golden sights.

Top 10 Golden Ginkgo Sights in downtown Chengdu

In late autumn and early winter, ginkgo trees in Chengdu change colors and make themselves a brilliant, photogenic sight around the city.

Nov 26, 2014

Top 5 Ginkgo Viewing Destinations in Suburban Chengdu

The best places to see golden ginkgo trees around the city, which also offer rewarding experiences for hikers because of charming scenery and vicinity to popular tourist sites.

Dec 01, 2015

Colorful Winter Foliage Festival

The leaves of ginkgo trees are turning yellow currently, offering a beautiful sight in the winter.

Nov 17, 2016

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