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Chinese Garden (I)
By: Anna on 5/10/2017 2:29:57 AM Category: Uncategorized
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          In your China holidays, you may have seen some kinds of Chinese gardens. Wandering in those gardens, you may wonder the design of them. Chinese gardens and parks combine classical Chinese architecture with painting, calligraphy, poems, carving and horticulture. They feature a natural landscape in order to give the onlooker a feeling of perfect harmony between man-made and natural beauty.

 

Chinese garden has a long history. The Chinese garden first appeared 3,000 years ago. In the Qin (221-207 B.C) and Han (206 B.C-A.D.220) dynasties, they gradually developed into imperial parks and hunting grounds for. Landscape gardens imitating nature and pursuing poetic effects appeared during the Southern and Northern Dynasties period (420-581), and developed during the Tang and Song dynasties (618-1279). These gardens reached their zenith both in scale and architectural excellence in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911).

Most of the ancient gardens and parks remaining today are masterpieces from the period. By the way, some of them are recommended as travel destinations for people’s China Tours.

 

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