Osmanthus Garden at Qingxiu Mountain is the fragrance valley of downtown Nanning and a focus of Guangxi Spirit. When the time comes for the blossoming, the whole garden is filled with sweet scent. It is understood that the garden is planted with about 10,000 osmanthus trees including over 40 varieties. The best period for appreciating osmanthus is from October to mid-November, with some varieties blossoming for around 50 days, and some even about 180 days. In addition, the garden is also planted with other types of fragrant trees such as Yulan magnolia and Michelia figo.
At the same time, in order to carry forward the traditional virtues of the Chinese nation, and enrich cultural implications of traditional festivals, Qingxiu Mountain is to hold the second Chongyang Height Ascending Festival from 13 to 31, October. From 13, October, the day of the launching ceremony for the festival, to 17, October, visitors over 60 years of age can enter Qingxiu Mountain free of charge via valid documentation. During the festival period, group tours can enjoy up to 50% of discount. In addition, during weekends of the festival period, Tai Chi, Cheongsam show and folk music performance will be conducted.