Tours every half hour or so tell the story of the garden and interpret for visitors some of the symbolism in the design and materials. Tour definitely worth it as one would miss a lot of interesting things otherwise. Yes, the garden is small as others note, but the attention to detail is also great and not to be passed quickly. I first visited the Sun Yat-Sen garden about 20 years ago and it is nice to see how it has evolved, plants matured, and harmony achieved.
While there is a free public garden on half of the site, visitors there miss the most interesting and best decorated areas, not to mention the tours.
When there, ask for recommendations for lunch in Chinatown. There are several popular Chinese restaurants within a block or two.
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