Lotus flowers symbolize the beautiful summer scenes.
Go to the parks, wetlands around the city and you'll find lotus flowers in their best time of the year, with their long elegant stems holding buds and blooming flowers high above the broad green leaves over the shallow water in the ponds.
The lotus flower is the symbol of beauty and purity and poses as the most attractive sight in summer, making itself a cultural logo in many Chinese poems and paintings.
The Lotus Pond in Sichuan University (Huaxi Campus) is one of the best sites in downtown Chengdu to appreciated the lotus flowers, which is just a 5-minute walk from the exit at Moziqiao of Metro Line 3. There are also many other places in and around Chengdu to view the lotus flowers. Click here for more information.