Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019
It will be covering an area of 35.7 square kilometers and its first phase was approved by the government in early December and is scheduled to open in 2020.
There will be three key areas of the park located in Heqing Township which is the easternmost area in Pudong – Sanjiagang tourism and leisure center, a sports resort designed to host international sports tournaments and a water development center for kayaking.
There will also be high-end hotels, seafood restaurants and cultural entertainment facilities.
Dong Erwei, director of the China International Center for Leisure and Tourism Research and co-founder of the China International Leisure Research Association said that rural parks are an extension of urban parks and represent a trend.
This will be an important step towards solving the shortage of urban parks in the metropolis where due to population expansion urban green space gets reduced.
The construction of Heqing Country Park is regarded as an important step toward solving the shortage of urban parks in the metropolis, where population expansion inevitably leads to a reduction of urban green space.