Located near East Lake, Wuhan Moshan Cherry Blossom Garden has attracted thousands of tourists since mid-March.
This garden covers an area of 260 acres. There are more than 10,000 cherry blossom plants in it. The first batch of cherry blossom are presented by China’s former premier Zhou Enlai’s wife Deng Yingchao. It is a gift from former Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka.
Most cherry blossom plants are cultivated by joint investment of China and Japan in the year of 1998.
Now Moshan at East Lake of Wuhan is one of the world’s three largest cherry gardens. The other two are at Washington State of America and Aomori Prefecture in Japan.