Radio Taiwan International
Date: 01 March, 2019
By: Paula Chao
A tulip show under way in Taipei has attracted 140,000 visitors since opening a week ago. The site of the tulip show is just one spot around Taipei where signs of spring are beginning to appear.
Spring has sprung around Taipei. Visitors to former President Chiang Kai-shek’s official residence in Shilin, Taipei this week have been able to enjoy the sight of tulips in full bloom.
A combination of tulips and decorative windmills at the show are meant to conjure up images of the Netherlands.
Thursday saw especially high turnout, encouraged by the start of a long weekend. Crowds came to the residence’s gardens to snap photos and take in the atmosphere. [FULL STORY]