During the Spring Festival, traditional scenic spots for tourism including Zhujiajiao, Grand View Garden and the Oriental Land attracted streams of tourists. With strong feelings of Lunar New Year though, tourists crowded around miserable recreations. Qushui Park is quite tranquil instead, with various flowers blooming for fascination, thus offering a good spot for tourism.
In Qushui Park, plum blossoms alike wait for booming. Casting with black tiles, white walls and grey bricks, it landscapes beautiful scenery. Walking in such a tranquil park, people admire flowers while talking about daily life, with cozy atmospheres wafted. Some tourists spoke highly of the beauty of Qushui Park.
Initially built in the Qing Dynasty (1745), it was completed by raising one copper coin from each resident locally, thus named One Copper Coin Park (Yiwenyuan). In 1798, it was named Qushui Park upon change due to locating near Dayingpu. Saluting ancestors in terms of Qushui Liushang, it means that sitting near curved creek, people drink wines in a floating cup stopping in front of him or her. It has experienced prosperities and wanes by several times since over two hundred years. Ranking one of the five classic parks in Shanghai, it is rated as Shanghai four-starred park in 2007.