The beginning of the spring and warm season in Beijing is signified by the appearance of the vivid pink blossoms of cherry and peach trees. In the year 1973, 180 cherry trees were sent as gifts from Japan and were planted in the Yuyan Tan Park. Yuyan Tan Park also has the highest number of cherry trees in Beijing. This park is a number one attraction in Beijing, and many tourists from all over the world come to see this magical and enchanting park filled with beautiful cherry blossoms, a pink cloud of dreams and magnolia blossoms.The Ascot Raffles City Beijing, is one of the most superior and premier Apartment hotels in Beijing. This luxurious hotel is situated close by to Yuyan Tan Park, and therefore it is a very convenient location for tourists, being situated in one of the most vibrant areas, Dongzhimen, Dongcherry district. The hotel also offers immediate access to a multitude of the city’s business, entertainment, shopping and restaurants. Among the many cultural destinations, the famous Gui Jie (food street) is nearby and the Forbidden City, is also only fifteen minutes away. This hotel offers a wide variety of personalized services, coupled with style, comfort, sophistication, class and elegance.
Yuyan Tan, also commonly known as the Jake Lake, holds an annual festival that is attended by millions of tourists from all over the world. This park has over 2000 trees of different types from different species. There are many sightseers and photographers who want to capture these scenic moments, and some people climb up the trees, so that their pictures can be taken whilst posing next to these beautiful cherry trees. Number of Pavilions have been rebuilt and add a traditional back drop to the spring blossoms.