More than one million people have visited the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition since it opened on April 29, the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureau said.
Yan's family pose for a photo after he becomes the one-millionth visitor to the expo in Beijing on Friday, May 17, 2019. (Photo: the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureau)
At 11 am May 17, Yan Shuchen from Zhangjiakou of Hebei province became the one-millionth visitor to the expo. When his family of three entered the Gate No 1, two officials of the bureau walked toward them and after congratulating them, presented them a gift, a pair of mascots for the expo.
Yan said he drove his wife and daughter from Zhangjiakou to the expo.
Visitors could get a 10 percent off the price if they book their tickets two days ahead online.