Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

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Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

This garden is the first full-sized, authentic Chinese garden to be built outside of China.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

It was built in 1985-1986 by Joe Wai, Donald Vaughan and Wang Zu-Xin with help from the Landscape Architecture Society of Suzhou, China.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

It has its own exterior public park and paid-access garden, linked by an artificial pond.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

The garden was built according to Feng Shui and Taoist principles to ensure harmony and balance between contrasts.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Multiple bodies of water, plant species, fish, turtles, bridges and rocks can be found in the park and garden.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen is a nationalist leader regarded by many as the founder of modern China. He also visited Vancouver 3 times.


Dr. Sun Yat Sen

This magnificent, typically Chinese garden inspires inner peace and calm.