GARDEN of CULTIVATION ..  Suzhou Gardens ... Morning Mist Enshrouds the Gardens

GARDEN of CULTIVATION .. Suzhou Gardens ... Morning Mist Enshrouds the Gardens

LIONS GROVE GARDEN ( Shī Zǐ Lín Yuán ) Sleeping Clouds Chamber A tower used for meditation by Buddhist monks. Named after a poem by Yuan Haowen (Tang Dynasty), which was selected to describe the cloud like shapes of the rocks surround the tower.

LIONS GROVE GARDEN ( Shī Zǐ Lín Yuán ) Sleeping Clouds Chamber A tower used for meditation by Buddhist monks. Named after a poem by Yuan Haowen (Tang Dynasty), which was selected to describe the cloud like shapes of the rocks surround the tower.

CLASSICAL GARDEN ~ Couples Retreat Garden (耦园/耦園; Ŏu Yuán) 1874 The 0.33 ha garden is divided into an east and west section by the residential core in the middle; an unusual composition for a classical garden

CLASSICAL GARDEN ~ Couples Retreat Garden (耦园/耦園; Ŏu Yuán) 1874 The 0.33 ha garden is divided into an east and west section by the residential core in the middle; an unusual composition for a classical garden

CLASSICAL GARDEN ~ Great Wave Garden (沧浪亭/滄浪亭; Cāng Làng Tíng) The Canglang Pavilion was built in 1044 CE flower garden c 960 CE. It is the oldest of the UNESCO gardens in Suzhou, keeping its original Song dynasty layout The garden is sited on a branch of the Fengxi Stream which forms a lotus pond. The garden has 108 leaky windows each one with a unique design

CLASSICAL GARDEN ~ Great Wave Garden (沧浪亭/滄浪亭; Cāng Làng Tíng) The Canglang Pavilion was built in 1044 CE flower garden c 960 CE. It is the oldest of the UNESCO gardens in Suzhou, keeping its original Song dynasty layout The garden is sited on a branch of the Fengxi Stream which forms a lotus pond. The garden has 108 leaky windows each one with a unique design

Daishi Koen's Shinshu-en | Kanagawa | Japan Travel, photography by Sandra Isaka

Daishi Koen's Shinshu-en | Kanagawa | Japan Travel, photography by Sandra Isaka

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