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Visitors flock to Wuhan University to see blooming cherry blossoms

China, Wuhan
March 29, 2019 at 11:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Every March during cherry blossom season, Wuhan University opens its campus to visitors to see the spectacle, footage from Friday shows.

Footage shows the many visitors as the look at the blooming cherry blossoms and take photographs.

"This is my first time in Wuhan, and my first time seeing the cherry blossom festival. I came from Florida, in the United States. And yes, it's beautiful," said one American tourist.

Admission is free, and with the event attracting more and more visitors every year, the number of people was getting out of control.

This year, in order to minimize the disruption of students on campus, the University has introduced a limit on the number of tourists per day, and an online registration system to manage the process.

The number of people allowed on weekdays is now limited to fifteen thousand per day, and thirty thousand people can book in on weekends, to ensure that everyone can enjoy the cherry blossoms.

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Every March during cherry blossom season, Wuhan University opens its campus to visitors to see the spectacle, footage from Friday shows.

Footage shows the many visitors as the look at the blooming cherry blossoms and take photographs.

"This is my first time in Wuhan, and my first time seeing the cherry blossom festival. I came from Florida, in the United States. And yes, it's beautiful," said one American tourist.

Admission is free, and with the event attracting more and more visitors every year, the number of people was getting out of control.

This year, in order to minimize the disruption of students on campus, the University has introduced a limit on the number of tourists per day, and an online registration system to manage the process.

The number of people allowed on weekdays is now limited to fifteen thousand per day, and thirty thousand people can book in on weekends, to ensure that everyone can enjoy the cherry blossoms.

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