A Chinese Garden - NanLian Garden, HongKong
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Nan Lin Garden is a modern Chinese garden created using traditional concepts of Chinese gardening. It was openned to the public in Nov 2006. The garden is built in the classical style of the Tang ...

Nan Lin Garden is a modern Chinese garden created using traditional concepts of Chinese gardening. It was openned to the public in Nov 2006. The garden is built in the classical style of the Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 907 AD) on a plan of Jianshouju. The Garden gives visitors a sense of serenity and tranquility, amongst one of the world busiest city.

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  • Hi everyone and hello to all my friends. Happy to talk to you again. This is modern recreation of a 'traditional' Chinese garden. It is quite different to any other Chinese gardens I have seen either in the Forbiden City, Beijing or in Suzhou, Shanghai, Hangzhou etc. This garden is by far, the most 'open' in comparison. Most traditional gardens are sub-divided into themes and sceens. Finally thank everyone for your comments. I do read everyone of them. I am planning to update and to do a few more slideshows on Chinese architecture.
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  • Wonderful images. Very beautiful show Jerry. Thanks a lot.
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  • Hello Jerry!! Marvel show, colourful and peaceful a lovely place.

    Thanks so much Eddie and have a lovely afternoo.

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  • Nan Lian Garden is a modern Chinese garden created using traditional concepts of Chinese gardening. It was opened to the public in Nov 2006. The garden is built in the classical style of the Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 907 AD) on a plan of Jianshouju. The Garden gives visitors a sense of serenity and tranquility, amongst one of the world busiest city. <br />

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  • 1. First created 7 Mar 2014. Version 1.2 - 16 Mar 2014. Jerry Tse. London. A Chinese Garden All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. Nanlian Garden, Hongkong Architecture
  • 2. Walled enclosure Ponds Rock works Trees & flowers Halls & Pavilions Winding path & zig-zag galleries Series of views Features of a Chinese Garden The design of the garden is based on a garden plan during the Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 907 AD). One of the unusual tree in the garden.
  • 3. The centrepiece of the garden is the golden pavilion and a red bridge.
  • 4. Spray fountain
  • 5. A hall for the wedding banquet and the summer theatre
  • 6. Flowing water
  • 7. Sound of flowing water
  • 8. Pavilion bridge
  • 9. Dove fountain
  • 10. An unusually weathered stone
  • 11. Hall for family functions, overlooking the pond
  • 12. Exotic plants
  • 13. Carps in pond
  • 14. A forest of trees and rocks
  • 15. In the middle is a Chinese draining pipe for rain water.
  • 16. Isolated tranquility
  • 17. Unusual stones are mandatory, sometimes called scholar stones. This is a fossil stone
  • 18. Fossil tree
  • 19. It is unusual to have a golden pavilion like this but a red bridge is fairly common.
  • 20. Decoration on the roof of the golden pavilion.
  • 21. Eroded rocks
  • 22. Flowering trees and fossil trunks.
  • 23. In Fengshui (mythical influence of nature on people) associates water with prosperity.
  • 24. Chinese gardens are made up of varieties of views, instead of an open plan unrestricted panoramic view.
  • 25. All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The End Music – Theme from the Deer Hunter by The Shadows