Enjoy the Awakening of
Spring in Jiangnan
- What is on
- Mar. 2016
It is said that the month of March is 烟花三月 (yān huā sān yuè), the most beautiful season in Jiangnan, the third month of the year is when the scenery of Jiangnan is like that of fireworks. With bright flowers in bloom accompanied by the spring rain and glistening lakes which make the scenery an absolute dream delight.
Jiangnan is a region that covers the south of the lower area of the Yangtze River that includes provinces such as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, southern Anhui and northern Jiangxi. Shanghai is also one of the main cities within the Jiangnan region.
Throughout the year Jiangnan has four distinctive seasons. During the month of spring the weather of Jiangnan is misty with light rainfall and warm temperatures. Summer lasts from late June until September where weather is hot and humid with heavy rain and possible typhoons. Autumn is dry with occasional rain and winter of course is the coldest season with snow fall occurring between December and January.
Jiangnan Cuisine is made up of Hangbang, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai dishes. Jiangnan Cuisine features refreshing dishes which are influenced by Jiangnan lifestyle and culture.
Jiangnan is a region that has been beautified by the literature of many generations of poets. The region which was famous for its wealthy and prosperous land as well as extremely intelligent and artistic people, have been admired for thousands of years. The crisp green hills and serene lakes the lakes with sparkling water are always considered the typical Jiangnan scenery along with the magical gardens. The traditional folk houses with black tiles and white walls located along the river side and a Chinese bridge is like the dreamy scenery of painted artwork.