Bao’s Family Garden (Baojia Garden) in Huangshan
Attractions Overview: A beautiful Huizhou Style garden
Attraction Type: Garden
Chinese Name: 鲍家花园
English Name: Bao’s Family Garden
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Recommended Visiting Time: 2 Hours
Open Hours: 07:30-17:30
Admission Fee: 90 RMB / Person
Address in English: Tangyue village, Shexian County, Huangshan City.
Address in Chinese: 黄山市歙县棠樾村
Why is Bao’s Family Garden So Special?
Bao’s Family Garden is in Shexian, Huangshan, Anhui Province, built in the Qing Dynasty (1644~1911). It was one of the three most famous private gardens in southern China in the Qianlong Period (1735~1796) and Jiaqing Period (1796~1820). It includes 500 yards (460 meters) away from Tangyue Memorial Archway. At present, its potted landscapes of different sizes and shapes are very famous and splendid.
Where is Bao’s Family Garden?
How to Get to Bao’s Family Garden?
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If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Bao’s Family Garden with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.
For independent travelers you can
By Bus: Take bus No. 2 to get to Bao’s family garden.
Main Attractions in Bao’s Family Garden
Covering an area of over 2,100 acres, Bao’s Family Garden is a most charming attraction and a typical reflection of Hui culture. There are many kinds of miniascape. So it is a good opportunity to enjoy famous and precious flowers, trees, grass and traditional Chinese pavilions. The water and and small bridge in the garden can also bring your heart in to a pure heaven.
The miniascape here is in Huizhou style, which develops from the Tang Dynasty (618~907) and become popular in the Ming Dynasty (1368~1644) and the Qing Dynasty (1644~1911). Stones, flowers and trees are the main parts of the miniascapes. Different miniascapes have different names according to their features and characteristics. The potted miniascapes are valued as “solid paintings” and “silent poetries”and it regarded as one of the traditional Chinese arts. Plants and stones are arranged in a pot, and lifelike landscapes are build up in your mind. There are nearly 10,000 potted landscapes in Bao’s Family Garden. Quaintness and grace are not enough to describe its beauty.
Useful Travel Tips
- People over 65 are free for charge.
- It would be better for you to travel with a tour guide for a better understanding of Huizhou Culture.
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