China’s First National Tourism Day is to be launched on May 19th, 2011. On that day, many scenic spots in many areas of China will charge free or concessionary entrance tickets in celebration of this grand day. Tourists will get some favorable price while traveling in China on China’s National Tourism Day. However, it may be a little bit crowded.
In Shandong Province, concessional programmes will be provided in eleven cities during the festival, including Mt. Tai Scenic Area which will charge 100 Yuan per person which is the price during low season. All the scenic areas in Jiaozhou City of Shandong will be free of charge. In Anhui Province, many scenic spots will charge half-price tickets. In Shanghai, a number of scenic areas will charge half-price tickets, including Shanghai Wild Animal Park, Shanghai Arboretum, Jinmao Tower and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. There are also many other scenic spots in China will adopt preferential policies in celebration of the festival.