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Jiading sees upsurge of tourists during National Day holiday

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2018-10-11

Jiading sees upsurge of tourists during National Day holiday

The children's push bike competition is held in Jiading district, Shanghai during the National Day holiday as a part of the Skoda Heros China Cycling Race. [Photo/WeChat account: sh-jiading]

Jiading district of Shanghai received a total of 441,000 visitors during the weeklong National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7, a year-on-year increase of 29.3 percent, according to the district's tourism bureau.

The district's tourism revenue for this holiday reached 1.98 million yuan ($286,977.46), up 49.2 percent from last year.

Nanxiang Old Street, which is famous for its ancient-style buildings, was the most popular tourist attraction during the holiday with more than 133,000 tourists, followed by Zhouqiao Old Street scenic area, Guyi Garden, Shanghai International Circuit, and Jiabei Country Park.

Jiading sees upsurge of tourists during National Day holiday

Visitors taste the Nanxiang xiaolongbao, a kind of steamed bun originating from the reign of Emperor Tongzhi of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), at the Nanxiang Old Street in Jiading district, Shanghai during the weeklong National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7. [Photo/WeChat account: sh-jiading]

The motorsport-themed tourist attractions were big hits with tourists. The 2018 Skoda Heros China Cycling Race was held in Jiading during this holiday, attracting more than 30,000 car fans. Shanghai Auto Museum, with its vast array of vintage cars on display and its showcasing of new energy vehicles and self-driving cars, welcomed more than 31,000 visitors.

The Jiading district government also paid attention to the management of tourist security and made emergency response plans in advance to ensure a safe and pleasant environment for visitors during their stay in Jiading.

Jiading sees upsurge of tourists during National Day holiday

A folk art performance is provided for visitors at the Guyi Garden during the National Day holiday. [Photo/WeChat account: jiadinglvyou]

 

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Jiading Fahua Pagoda

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