Visitors to Jiading District had a leisurely time at the three-day Dragon Boat Festival from June 3-5 – days after the month-long citywide lockdown ended.
“It’s so nice to have fun fishing outdoors. As long as I’m sitting next to the fishing pond, I can feel happy no matter what the catch is,” said a man named Yang at the Anting Agricultural and Ecological Park.
Six other agricultural tourist and leisure attractions in Jiading have reopened, including Malu Grape Theme Park, Hami Melon Theme Park, Jiabei National Park, Subei Renjia, Xiaozao Village Agricultural Experience Park and Yunong Mansion.
In line with pandemic prevention and control measures, these attractions have implemented a contactless, real-name reservation system.
Tourists must book a day in advance and each park will limit the number of visitors if necessary. All tourists must scan the place code or digital sentry to enter the park.
Visitors without a smartphone can register and verify with their ID cards and must provide a negative PCR test report within the last 72 hours or a certificate indicating the test within 24 hours and wear masks.
Except for agricultural sites, Zhouqiao Old Street, a 4A-level national tourist attraction, reopened earlier this month.
“Although I missed the wisteria in the spring, the summer flowers on the old street are just as beautiful,” said a tourist named Jiang.
Wearing a piece of qipao, a one-piece traditional Chinese dress, and holding a paper fan, Jiang leaned on a bridge and took photos with pomegranate flowers and Fahua Pagoda in the background. plan.
According to the operator of the picturesque place, a third of the businesses on the old street have reopened.
“I bought steamed vermicelli rolls and pork loin, even though I can’t eat them in the restaurant. Watching the stall owner prepare the food makes me happy,” said a tourist by the name by Luo.
As it was the first public holiday after reopening, Nanxiang Old Street deployed additional security guards to each street to maintain order and remind tourists of proper social distancing and wearing masks.
In line with pandemic prevention and control requirements, the ancient street is implementing control measures, including controlling the flow of visitors and gathering people to ensure that the capacity of the scenic spot does not exceed 13,000 people.
Nanxiang Old Street also reopened during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, except for the indoor exhibition halls.