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“A sea of sublime transquility”

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
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Owner description: An oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling Chinatown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first ever Chinese garden built outside of China and is a model of a Ming Dynasty scholar's home. It is a non-profit organization connecting cultures & communities through festivals, live music, art exhibits, theatre, education & wellness programs.In 2011, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden was named one of the "Top Ten City Gardens" in the world by National Geographic in their publication "Secret Journeys of a Lifetime".
Reviewed November 19, 2012

If you are in the Chinatown area of Vancouver and have some extra time, the Classical Chinese Gardens are well worth the time. Well done, and very tranquil. A nice place to spend an hour or so. Feeding time for the carp was great. They bang a gong and the fish come up for feeding. A nice show.

Thank rogerjm
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

My favorite parts of this garden are on the free side of the wall. If asian design is an interest, you can pay extra to go into the inside/outside chinese-style building. I prefer to stroll through the garden on a sunny day to escape the hustle bustle

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Reviewed November 9, 2012

take a deep breath and let yourself truly experience this amazing slice of peace and beauty. you wont be disappointed

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

We enjoyed having a guided tour to learn about the place. It was a nice respite spot in the center of a big city.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Classical gardens include everything made in China. Tour guide was extremely helpful and well worth the visit, although the gardens and buildings themselves were uninspiring. There is an adjacent public park that gives you some of the same architecture without the authentic Chinese pieces.

Thank cfo314
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