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Sunflowers: The only reason to love sun

07-30-2010 11:45 BJT

Sunflowers are always growing towards the sun, hence their name. The language of sunflowers is bravely seeking happiness. Though this summer's blazing sun in Beijing is annoying, the luxuriant sunflowers basking in its glow may be some consolation.

Sunflower orchard

Location: Doushan Town, Fangshan District

Area: 250 mu

Flowering: early August

Tel: 80317100

Bus route: Take bus No. 993 to Tianjiayuan Station and change to No.11 to Jiaodaoyi Street

Driving directions: Exit the Jingshi Highway at Doudian and drive east.

Tips: Only part of the orchard is open in July. To admire patches of sunflowers, it's better to wait until August.

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