Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Zhu Family Garden

Zhu Family Garden is in Jianshui County. It was built by Zhu Weiqing, a successful businessman and his brother, in late Qing Dynasty around 100 years ago, construction work brokenly lasted 30 years. Garden covers a total area of 20,000 square meters, this grand complex is a typical local residence with distinctive features, with labyrinthian arrangements of yards, pathways and elaborately-furnished rooms and halls, it enjoys the fame ''the Grand View Garden in Southern Yunnan''. Zhu Family Garden embodys the combination of inland Chinese culture and frontier culture, is now the most important component part of old Jianshui Town.

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