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The Wangcheng Park has its own special sights and divided into 5 scenic sections including a zoo...

The Wangcheng Park has its own special sights and divided into 5 scenic sections of peony viewing area, peony culture area, historical culture area, big amusement area and zoo. The most exciting part of the park are the peony beds. The peony is China's answer to the Scottish thistle and Canadian maple, and it is widely regarded as a symbol of good luck. Luoyang considers itself as the hometown and age-old breeding ground of the pretty peony, a flower that is exalted in many of China's ancient literature and poetry. Every year the park organizes a huge peony festival and it is an impressive display of these "King of all Flowers" when they come to bloom every April. The park contains over 200 species of planted peonies, and a total number of over 10,000 of the plants are contained within the compound. A statue of the legendary "Peony Goddess" is a sight not to be missed, standing stalwart amongst the flowering masses…

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