"Chongqing Day" kicks off at Beijing horticultural expo

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-26 09:19:29|Editor: huaxia
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Tourists visit the Chongqing Garden during the "Chongqing Day" event at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, July 25, 2019.(Xinhua/Ren Chao)

Visitors are expected to get an authentic experience of a city that is famed for its hot-pot cuisine, mountains and history.

BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) -- A series of events, collectively named "Chongqing Day," kicked off at the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing on Thursday.

The events will introduce the economic development, local products, tourist attractions and culture of Chongqing.

The Chonqing Garden was also opened to the public, which displays the city's distinctive plant life and geological features. The garden will host 10 art performances with local characteristics.

An exhibition of intangible cultural heritage will also be held in the garden, featuring paper cutting, stone carving, wood carving and more.

The events will last until Saturday.