An inside view of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. An inside view of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.

Explore Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Looking for a quaint yet astonishing place to visit this weekend in Vancouver?

Look no further as FEVER presents to you Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, a place so serene yet breathtaking that you’ll surely mention it in your following conversations with your friends. And you can even visit them, as the property operates every day of the week except Mondays and Tuesdays and operates from 10 am to 3 pm. 

1. The Venue

The beautiful botanical property is dedicated to the revered politician and ‘Father of China’, named Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, who also served as the first provincial president of the Republic of China.

The garden, along with soothing nature, displays a traditional Chinese style of architecture and the venue serves as a popular destination for a wide variety of many functions like weddings, and parties.

The venue is inspired by Ming Dynasty and its traditions. 

An aerial view of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.
Source: Fever

This garden, similar to other gardens based on Chinese culture, employs the principles of various Chinese schools of Philosophy like Taoism and strives to achieve a balance between the two extremes.

As a result, calloused rocks sit beside the dainty flora, which is a sight to behold. 

Surprisingly, the garden pays homage to the elements of nature as propagated by Chinese philosophy.

The presence of the pond in the garden, not only multifolds the calmness around it, but the Koi fish and Turtles in it give a good sense of slow motion to all the nature around.

You’ll also find intricate sculptures of Bats and Phoenixes, carrying within themselves some hidden symbolism for you to decipher.  

The property, along with various functions, hosts various events like Tea gatherings and Chinese calligraphy classes. It also welcomes its guests for a variety of exhibitions. Currently, ‘Jiangang Su’ is on display.

The exquisite exhibition features awe-inspiring works of Chinese artist Jiangang Su. He has created art pieces based on the mystic nature around him, as well as drawn his inspiration from the garden itself. 

The creators, through their garden, mention promoting cultural integrity as one of their main motives.

2. Things to Take Care Of 

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden is a place where you can rewind yourself in a calm environment and the garden remains open all days throughout the week except for Mondays and Tuesdays. 

A garden is a place that welcomes people across all age groups with open arms; so if you’re looking for a place for your children where they can enjoy and learn about other cultures along the easy, or if you’re looking for a calm afternoon place to spend time with your partner, the garden will be a perfect spot for it all. 

 

And the best news, is all children under 6 get free entry. 

3. The Tickets 

The tickets for this event can be purchased without any hassles from the FEVER app or website.

If you’re a senior citizen or a student, you can avail of available discounts at the time of purchase of the ticket but make sure to have your student id ready though. 

  • What: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.
  • When: According to your convenience, from Wednesday to Sunday.
  • Where: The Chinese Garden is located at Vancouver’s  578 Carral Street.
  • Timings: The garden operates from 10 am to 3 pm. 
  • Tickets: To purchase the tickets, click here.

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  • Pankti Parmar

    Pankti is free-spirited girl who always is on a lookout for lively experiences. Hence merging her passion for writing and exploring, she makes sure to deliver only the best through her writing. She has been writing about Canada news and other such related articles with sheer knowledge and expertise.

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