Lotus is the floral emblem of Macau. Every year in summer, the City holds Lotus Flower Festival to showcases different species of lotus flower. Themed ‘Splendour of Lotus Flowers’ this year, the main exhibition located at the Taipa Houses is decorated with architectural elements typical of South Asia, Macau have awarded the Top Ten Wetland of China. Macau has seven wetlands in total and the Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança Wetland is the most famous one. Ordinarily application is required for visit this wetland, but now is free to the public during the festival (10th June to 18th June , 2017).