Jianglin Bonsai Park
It is a newly-built scenic spot in Jinzhou ancient city, occupying an area of 22,000 square meters. It is with Jinzhou ancient city on its north, Jinbei Road on its south, Xuanmiao Taoist Temple on its east and Guangong (Guanyu) Ximachi on its west. The whole building area of Bonsai Park is 3,680 square meters.
It is consisted of Chuyi house, Xinyuan studio, Jingyuan Pavilion, Chuiping hall, Yaqu pavilion, corridors, lotus pond, rockeries, a waterside pavilion, an ait and other buildings.
The park was built with lime bricks, pan tiles, red columns, white walls, cornices and grilled windows. It is extremely fresh, simple and unsophisticated. The park was built according to the architectural style in the Ming and Qing Dynasties and the style of classical garden. Yaqu pavilion is surrounded by water in three directions and corridors connect with each other. You can hear lush bushes and blooming flowers on the hills and listen to the ripple of the stream, which is vivid and dramatic. The sculpture of Quyuan is located in Xinyuan studio with many bonsais to form a wonderful picture. In other exhibition halls, you can appreciate many large-scale bonsais, such as, “Jimuchutianshu”, “ a peacock in his pride”, etc.
Hundreds of flowers over 10,000 flowerpots are exhibited in the park, with 8000 flowerpots of root carvings and over 180 calligraphies and paintings. Some items on display were won the awards in some national exhibitions. On spring festivals or other holidays, rich and varied Lantern Fair, poem fair and various flower exhibitions appeal to vast multitudes of visitors.