Meihuazhou Scenic Spot is located in the Fengqiao Town in the Nanhu District of Jiaxing city in Zhejiang Province; it is the cradle of Majiabang culture, Songze culture and Liangzhu culture. The famous Shifo Temple of the Southern Dynasties was built in the place, shaped like the five valves. The ancient temple was nestling cozily in a sea of fresh green vegetation. The temple is the beautiful place in which the winding paths would lead you to secluded spots, and flowers will stir you with their fragrance.
The rivers of all shapes and sizes weaved in and out through the scenic spot, as of they were plum blossoms. Hence the name Meihuazhou. Meihuazhou Scenic Spot for over 1,500 years had experienced the rains and winds and witnessed the glories and the foibles of Jiaxing. The channel muscle in Meihuazhou districts still remained beautifully preserved, which could be ranked as the precious miracle.
The restored Meihuazhou Scenic Spot had the planning area of about 12,000 acres. The original eight scenic sights of Meihuazhou could reappear the original look. Majiabang culture, Songze culture and Liangzhu culture relics will be focused on displaying. Shifo temple with the history of about 1,500 years, the millennium old ginkgo reputedly more than 1,300 years old, the old house of the Ming and Qing Dynasties would reconstruct the radiance of the brilliant civilization printing, which had left the unique cultural relics south of the Yangtze River.
Two millennium old ginkgo trees face each other across the river, with the artistic conception of "being separated by the clear water, they looked at each other with love in their eyes without words." The old ginkgo trees are of longevity. Visitors coming to Meihuazhou must roam about under the millennium old ginkgo trees. As the saying goes, the walk under the ginkgoes goes live to be ninety-nine.
The leisure interest like the agricultural sightseeing, enjoying the tea scent at the long corridor over the river, the college to know the offspring and autumn could display the typical feature south of the Yangtze River. Meihuazhou is about hundreds of miles away from Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Ningbo. Meihuazhou is blessed with unsurpassed regional location.
Facing today's ever increasing work and life rhythms, the ease had become a luxury, living secluded from the world had also become the dream of many urbanites, and many people living in big cities strongly yearn for an idyllic country life. Based on the core idea of free water country and enjoyable south of the Yangtze River, by implanting the projects like sightseeing, leisure, meditation, conference, accommodation and ecology, Meihuazhou Scenic Spot had really became the region that had gathered meditation experience, spiritual vocation and secluded inhabiting into one organic whole.
It was constructing one exquisite scroll painting with a feeling of the south area of the Yangzi River and gradually became one-stop experienced area with the culture of south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. All of these would make the place really become the distinguished tourist area.