Lonely Planet Writer

Beautiful aerial photos capture a bright array of spring blossoms near Beijing

As spring temperatures warm up areas around the Northern Hemisphere, flower blossoms are on display in many beautiful locations.

Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing, China. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing.
Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing. Image by Song Jiayin/VCG/CHINA OUT/Getty Images

This week, flowers that bloomed near the Shisanling reservoir in Changping District in Beijing, China were captured in amazing aerial photographs.

Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing, China. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing.
Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing. Image by Song Jiayin/VCG/CHINA OUT/Getty Images

The flowers attracted many admiring to the district, which is located in the suburbs of northwest Beijing and since 2015 has been connected to the capital’s subway system.

Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing, China. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing.
Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing. Image by Song Jiayin/VCG/CHINA OUT/Getty Images

Many other destinations around the world are also renowned for their spring flowers, such as Japan and other areas of Asia where cherry blossoms brighten up streets, and in the Netherlands, which is famous for its tulips.

Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing, China. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing.
Aerial view of wide area of flowers near Shisanling reservoir in Changping District on May 16, 2016 in Beijing. Blooming flowers attracted visitors in Beijing. Image by Song Jiayin/VCG/CHINA OUT/Getty Images