Canada and China
-created garden in Vancouver
-52 artisans from China
-one year to make garden
Vancouver's garden
-modelled after Ming gardens
-materials from China
-woodwork, stone, pebbles
-opened Apr. 24, 1986

In 1985, the governments of Canada and China worked together to create a Chinese classical garden in Vancouver. Fifty-two expert artisans from China spent one year creating the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden, which is modelled after the the Ming Dynasty gardens in China. Most of the materials used to make Vancouverís garden were brought from China, including woodwork, large stones and small pebbles. After much work, the Sun Yat Sen Garden opened to the public on April 24, 1986. Next