Every year in April and May, when the peony in full bloom, Luoyang city will become a sea of peony and numerous tourists will pay a short visit to the city to witness the elegance of peony, the national flower of China. And every year, Luoyang city holds the peony festival to present the best peony blooms to citizens and tourists. The Peony Festival of 2015 lasts from April 1st to May 5th. If you have some free time in your trip to Luoyang, going to appreciate boundless peony sea will be an excellent experience. The best spots for peony appreciating: Wangcheng Park, Mudan Park, Xiyuan Park, Shenzhou Mudan Yuan, etc.