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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

122 locals recommend ·
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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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Josie
Josie
October 14, 2019
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…
Sarah
Sarah
October 13, 2019
Beautiful garden set near China town. Delicious options for food around there as well. Highly recommend taking the time to visit.
Nancy
Nancy
July 31, 2019
On the East and North sides are the entrances to the free section which is ⅔ of the footprint. vancouverchinesegarden.com.
Joe
Joe
September 26, 2019
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.
Sunny, Amanda & Kristen
Sunny, Amanda & Kristen
October 22, 2019
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.
Beatriz
Beatriz
July 08, 2019
Beautiful and only a block away! Free area for pictures and enjoying garden, and a paid museum experience area.
Pei
Pei
September 11, 2019
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.
R
R
February 20, 2018
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.
Vivian
Vivian
April 30, 2018
This is the free section of the garden. Worth a visit if you are in Chinatown.

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Location
578 Carrall St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2
Phone+1 604-662-3207
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM