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Guyi Garden

TIME : 2016/2/20 11:30:26

Guyi Garden

a classical Chinese garden

Guyi Garden

Guyi Garden is a classical Chinese garden in the town of Nanxiang in the suburban Jiading District of Shanghai, China.[1] The garden is located about 21 kilometres from the city centre. Designed in the typical style of a Jiangnan classical garden, Guyi Garden is regarded as one of the five most important classical gardens of Shanghai.

The five main features of Guyi Garden are stretches of bamboo forest, winding brooks, ancient buildings, couplets written on scrolls and artistic pavements.

Guyi Garden has all the components of classic Chinese gardens such as the pavilions, the ponds, the twisted brooks and the artistic shaded paths. The garden has all the attributes of gardens of the Ming Dynasty, pretty, delicate, elegant and simple. Some valuable cultural relics such as the stone pillar inscribed with Buddhist scriptures from the Tang Dynasty and the pagoda built in the Song Dynasty are well preserved in the garden. Originally constructed by an officer in the Ming dynasty, the collection of landscaped gardens, teahouses and corridors all surrounding a central stretch of lily pad-laden water have been rebuilt and expanded a number of times, but remains an atmospheric place and is well worth a visit.

Guyi Garden

 Address: 218 Huyi Gong Lu, near Guyi Yuan Lu, Jiading district 嘉定区沪宜公路218号, 近古猗园路

Ticket Price: 12RMB

Opening Time: 6:00-18:00

How to get there: Metro Line 11, Nanxiang Station