Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
122 locals recommend ·
About this place
A living museum in the form of a classical Ming-dynasty Chinese garden. An arts/cultural hub in the heart of Chinatown. Guided tours, hot tea, koi fish, art exhibits, education programs, festivals, and more. Est. 1986. Do you know everything in this Garden is shipped from China, even the pebbles?
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Right in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and adjacent Sun Yat-Sen Park are the perfect urban oasis. The stunning Garden is an authentic representation of Ming Dynasty-era tradition and the first of its kind outside China. Be enchanted by the Garden's…
Beautiful garden set near China town. Delicious options for food around there as well. Highly recommend taking the time to visit.
On the East and North sides are the entrances to the free section which is ⅔ of the footprint. vancouverchinesegarden.com.
A neat spot to check out There are 2 parks here, one free and one that is paid admission, all rocks and vegetation imported from China. A cool spot that is close by and a quick 15 min visit will usually do.
Located in the heart of Chinatown, this home garden offers serenity, history and great chi. Modeled after private gardens in the city of Suzhou, China, the Garden embodies the Taoist philosophy of yin and yang, where every element-light, texture, vegetation - is balanced and symbolic.
Beautiful and only a block away! Free area for pictures and enjoying garden, and a paid museum experience area.
The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first Chinese or "scholars" garden built outside of China, and is located in Chinatown. Classical Chinese gardens employ philosophical principles of Feng shui and Taoism, striving to achieve harmony and a balance of opposites.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is filled with objects and stories including life in Ming dynasty China (1368-1644), immigration to BC, festivals and holidays, inventions and mythical creatures.
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