Daily Archives: June 8, 2012

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Between Lake and Mountain Lies True Meaning

Lan Su Chinese Garden – $9.50 – Open 10 to 5 – Located at NW 3rd Avenue in Portland.

  • The Chinese Garden includes more than 500 tons of rock from China.
  • 65 Artisans from Suzhou,China lived in Portland for 10 months to assemble and complete the structures in the Chinese Garden.
  • The Chinese Garden features more than 300 plant species found in traditional Chinese gardens (Camellia collection, Clematis, Chinese paper bush, Winter daphne, Forsythia, Magnolia, Chinese Plum, Quince to name a few).
 
 
 
 


(Photos by RSheridan)

Gardens as to Smell and Water as to Rock – many elements to choose from.

  • Courtyard of Tranquility
  • Hall of Brocade Clouds (the family room), includes the Terrace
  • Fish Pavilion
  • Reflections in Clear Ripples (lounge, music, painting, and/or games room)
  • Flowers Bathing in Spring Rain
  • Scholar’s Courtyard (place for reflection and inspiration – check out the plum trees)
  • Scholar’s Study (study, reading, writing, practice, calligraphy, art)
  • Moon Locking Pavilion (loved this pavilion)
  • TowerofCosmic Reflections(the tea house – a gathering house for the women)
  • RockMountainand Waterfall
  • Painted Boat in Misty Rain (the boat of friendship)


(Photos by RSheridan)

Invoke ALL Your Senses While Exploring the Chinese Garden!!!

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