NANJING, China, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In July 2010, Angelo Vasaro, the then vice president of the International Cittaslow Alliance, visited Gaochun. He couldn’t help but sigh, “This is really like a slow city.” This is China’s first Cittaslow, Yaxi, Gaochun. In November 2010, Gaochun Yaxi’s “Ecological Journey” passed the certification of the International Cittaslow Alliance, and since then started the “sinicization” of Cittaslow, according to Gaochun International Cittaslow Administrative Committee.
After ten years of development, Gaochun took “slow” as its soul and formed the concept of “Cittaslow” of “taste slow life and share happiness”, and cultivated the “Mountain Cittaslow” in the east, “Cultural Cittaslow” in the middle, and “Watery Cittaslow” in the west. “Slow” has become Gaochun’s unique landscape and characteristic competitiveness, realizing a whole-region eco-tourism pattern with mountains, greenery, and water systems.
After ten years of